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Fragment of silk tapestry (kesi)

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Fragment of silk slit tapestry (kesi) with design in polychrome silk and gold-wrapped thread of one of the Eight Daoist Immortals. See 15.582 & 15.582c.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 24, 1915

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, about 1800

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall (a): 14 x 22 cm (5 1/2 x 8 11/16 in.) Overall (b): 22 x 14.3 cm (8 11/16 x 5 5/8 in.) Overall (c): 22 x 14.5 cm (8 11/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

15.582b

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi) with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles