Rug

Chinese
Qing dynasty, Kanghsi period
1662–1722


Object Place: China

Dimensions

193 x 365 cm (76 x 143 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.396

Medium or Technique

Wool cut pile on plain weave cotton ground

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Rectangular wool cut pile rug with design of central medallion of peonies and scrolling leaves in blues on a pale yellow main field and peony and leaf motifs in each of the four corners; surrounding the main field is a narrow border with swastika fret pattern and a wider outer border with repeating peony motifs.

Provenance

Purchased by the donor of D.G. Kalekian, for $150; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA in 1909

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection