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Panel for chair

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Panel for chair with design of large crane with sun and auspicious clouds above and waves and flowers below embroidered in white, blue, reddish-orange, brown and pink silk on a dark blue silk satin ground; lined with light blue plain-weave silk.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, September 3, 1931

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Ming or Qing dynasty, first half of 17th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 64 1/2 x 21 1/2 in. (163.8 x 54.6 cm)

Accession Number

31.467

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles