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Fragment of carpet

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Fragment of dark blue silk velvet carpet with polychrome silk design of auspicious clouds and border of two rows of interlocking key fret pattern separated by row of sinuous dragons.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA,

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Rug

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 18th or early 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 25 3/16 x 16 9/16 in. (64 x 42 cm)

Accession Number

16.302

Medium or Technique

Silk, voided velvet, cut pile on a cotton ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles