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Hanging tapestry panel

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Hanging tapestry (kesi) panel, possibly for private altar, with design of crane on rock and waves and auspicious cloud in white, gray, blue, red, yellow and gold on a pale green ground; dark blue border with scrolling arabesque pattern in gold; border along top with design of rocks and flowers in...

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Anonymous gift to the MFA in 1933

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1650–1700


.550 x .207

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Silk slit tapestry (kesi) in silk and gold-wrapped thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts