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Fragment of a chair strip

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Silk panel with archaic pattern of stylized dragons and pictorial scene of two dragons rising out of waves on either side of a mountain. Background grid with stars and hexagons containing ornaments. Side borders of dragons. Mounted on paper and ink inscription "Sung brocade material for an...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Barbara Deering Danielson

Chinese, first quarter of the 18th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall (Full loom width): 53.2 x 84.9 cm (20 15/16 x 33 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

1982.680

Medium or Technique

Silk compound weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles