Silk panel

Chinese
19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 43.5 x 53 cm (17 1/8 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.210

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry weave (kesi)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Woven with silk and gold thread made with gilded paper. Deep reddish salmon ground with a design of clouds, bats, and a dragon surmounting the waves, from which three mountains rise. The colors of the design are buff, violet, green, black, and gold. Made to be used with 98.208-211.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection