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Altar frontal in silk slit tapestry (kesi) with design of three dragons, mountains, waves, clouds gold-wrapped thread and red, green, blue, brown, white and black silk on a dark blue ground.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on March 10, 1903

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1650–75

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 194 x 75cm (76 3/8 x 29 1/2in.)

Accession Number

03.720

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi) with gold metallic threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles