Panel of velvet

Chinese
Qing dynasty
second half of 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 50.5 x 39.3 cm (19 7/8 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.656

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut and uncut pile on a twill-weave ground

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Panel of deep orange silk velvet with design in cut and uncut pile of flying phoenix, clouds and inscription with four Chinese characters, below which is a crane on a rock and large blossoming peony; border on three sides with design of various auspicious Buddhist symbols.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection