Panel from a statue robe

Chinese
Qing dynasty; Kangxi period
17th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 60 1/4 x 11 in. (153 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

47.371a

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave ground with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts, peacock feather

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Panel from a statue robe of yellow silk satin ground with design of dragons, clouds, sacred jewels, waves, Isles of Blessed, Buddhist symbols and character “shou” in gold, blue, green, yellow, tan and brown silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts; scales and claws of large central dragon are of peacock feathers; mounted.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, April 10, 1947

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund