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Panel of velvet

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Panel of pale gold velvet, possibly part of daybed (kang) cover, with design of dragons, floral arabesque and key fret pattern in cut and uncut silk pile.

Provenance

Gift from Mr. Charles Bain Hoyt to the MFA, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt

Chinese, Qing dynasty, early 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 66 x 16 in. (167.6 x 40.6 cm)

Accession Number

RES.47.58

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut and uncut pile (velvet) with twill-weave ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles