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Hanging with design of figures of immortals, phoenix, bats, cranes and flowers in blue, green, yellow, red, pink, black and white silk embroidery and gold metallic thread couching on a red silk satin ground. An inscription in couched gold metallic thread at the center bottom reads: In the 4th...

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Inscription

Inscription translated by Mr. Okakura Kakuzo

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1873

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 243.8 x 188 cm (96 x 74 in.)

Accession Number

11.128

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles