Shaped rug

Chinese
19th or early 20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

83.82 x 167.64 cm (33 x 66 in.)

Accession Number

34.538

Medium or Technique

Wool pile, cotton plain-weave ground

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Shaped rug, possibly a chair cover, with design in central field of dragons, clouds and bats in blues, yellows, pale rose and white on a rose ground; surrounding that is a border with design of auspicious symbols on light blue; outer border of dark blue; white fringe on all sides.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter