Silk panel

Chinese
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 43.5 x 53.5 cm (17 1/8 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.211

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry weave

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven of silk and gold thread made of gilded paper. Deep reddish-salmon silk ground; the design, of bats, clouds, and a hoho bird holding a peony in his bill and rising from the waves is of violet, buff, green, black and gold. This piece was made to be used with 98.208-211.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection