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Panels for cushion ends

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Four panels for cushion ends in blue silk slit tapestry (kesi) with designs of central floral motif (lotus?) surrounded by peonies with scrolling leaves, bats and swastika motif in shades of green, pink, blue, red, yellow, brown and gold.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

24.5 x 107.1 cm (9 5/8 x 42 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.23

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles