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Hanging panel of silk slit tapestry (kesi) with design of mounted figures on battlefield in polychrome silk and gold-metallic thread on a gold-metallic ground; border on four sides with design of horses, tigers and mythological beasts in polychrome silk and gold-metallic thread on a dark...

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Gift from Mrs. Horatio G. Curtis, in memory of her husband, Horatio G. Curtis, to the MFA, April 3, 1924

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Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis

Chinese, Republic period (1912-1949), about 1920

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Height x width: 34 1/4 x 35 in. (87 x 88.9 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)


Textiles and Fashion Arts