Pictorial embroidery

Chinese
Ming dynasty
17th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 36 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (93.3 x 49.5 cm)

Accession Number

46.404

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave embroidered with silk and painted

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Landscape with figures (meeting of the Three Sages?) embroidered with silk and painted on a silk satin ground; calligraphy and artist seal at top; embroidery by Gu Family from the Suzhou region.

Provenance

Gift from Charles B. Hoyt to the MFA, May 9, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt