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Landscape with figures (meeting of the Three Sages?) embroidered with silk and painted on a silk satin ground; calligraphy and artist seal at top; embroidery by Gu Family from the Suzhou region.

Provenance

Gift from Charles B. Hoyt to the MFA, May 9, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Charles Bain Hoyt

Chinese, Ming dynasty, 17th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 36 3/4 x 19 1/2 in. (93.3 x 49.5 cm)

Accession Number

46.404

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave embroidered with silk and painted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles