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Panel of velvet

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Panel of deep orange silk velvet with design in cut and uncut pile of flying phoenix, clouds and inscription with four Chinese characters, below which is a crane on a rock and large blossoming peony; border on three sides with design of various auspicious Buddhist symbols.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, second half of 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 50.5 x 39.3 cm (19 7/8 x 15 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.656

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut and uncut pile on a twill-weave ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles