Rug

Chinese
probably 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

155 x 217 cm (61 x 85 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.482

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp cotton; weft cotton, two strands between each row of pile. The pile, which is of wool is twisted around the warp. The ground of the main field is of deep yellow, in the middle is a circular medallion with dogs in the corners are peonies; scattered over the field are pots of plants. The ground of the main border is light pinkish brown, the design of peonies is of two shades of blue, yellow and white. Moth eaten.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of Chandler & Co. for $325
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Anonymous gift