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Hanging with design of four rows (from bottom to top) of waves and mountains, pairs of cranes, lotus flowers, Chinese lions and sun and clouds in red, pink, white, green, blue and yellow silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching; lined with pink plain-weave cotton.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on May 26, 1903

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

202.5 x 161 cm (79 3/4 x 63 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1046

Medium or Technique

Silk; satin-weave ground with silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles