last quarter 18th century
Object Place: China
115 x 105 cm (45 1/4 x 41 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; twill-weave ground embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped threads
Not On View
Curtain made from a man’s court robe (jifu) with design of dragons, cloud bands, bats, peaches, etc. with a band of waves at top and bottom in blue, pink, red and yellow silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a yellow silk ground.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow Collection