Panel from a statue robe

Chinese
Qing dynasty; Kangxi period
17th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 198.1 x 123.8 cm (78 x 48 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

47.371c

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocaded with silk, metallic thread and peacock thread

Not On View

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 worked with peacock feathers; mounted in panel form.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, April 10, 1947

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund