Requires Photography

Kesi [tapestry on plain weave silk]

Chinese
Qing dynasty
19th century


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: CB: 236 cm SS: 154 cm

Accession Number

1991.184

Medium or Technique

Silk with kesi decoration

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Provenance

Edwin Conger, first U.S. Ambassador to Imperial China and his wife Sarah Conger; by descent to their granddaughter Sarah Buchan Jewell (Mrs T. Edson Jewell), Boston; 1991, gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 27, 1991)

Credit Line

Gift of Sarah Buchan Jewell