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Curtain

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Curtain made from a man's court robe (jifu) with design of dragons, cloud bands, bats, peaches, etc. with a band of waves at top and bottom in blue, pink, red and yellow silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a yellow silk ground.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, last quarter 18th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

115 x 105 cm (45 1/4 x 41 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.242

Medium or Technique

Silk; twill-weave ground embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped threads

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Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles