Divan cover (kang)
third quarter 19th century
Object Place: China
12.2 x 137 cm (4 13/16 x 53 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk and gold-metallic slit tapestry (kesi), painted with ink
Not On View
Divan cushion cover of slit tapestry in silk and gold-metallic thread with design of lotus and peony, patterned with ink and color, interlaced with gold-metallic scrolls at center; probably made for the imperial palace.
Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1895. Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection