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Dragon Festival Hanging

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Hanging of beige colored satin damask with floral designs in warp and weft twills. Embroidered with designs of a dragon carried on poles by boys, flowering trees and plants, boys playing drum, gong, and cymbals, in colors of blue, green, pink, brown, black, and white. Represents the Dragon Festival.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Chinese, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

80 x 193.8 cm (31 1/2 x 76 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.29

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles