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Curtain panel or coverlet

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Curtain panel or coverlet top with pale plum silk ground and central design of horizontal rows of figures, "One Hundred Boys" (baizi), above which are rows of dragon and phoenix motifs (emperor and empress) and interlocking key fret pattern and, along the bottom, rows of interlocking key fret...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Richard Wheatland to the MFA in 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Richard Wheatland

Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

202 x 137 cm (79 1/2 x 53 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.45.1

Medium or Technique

Silk with silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles