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Pictorial tapestry panel

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Panel for screen or valance of silk tapestry-weave with design of story of the Three Kingdoms. Main field: two men seated at tables and their retainers watching a duel within an encampment surrounded by battling groups of mounted and unmounted warriors; meeting between Chinese and Nomadic...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; gift of Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA on October 14, 1943

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Chinese, Ching dynasty, 1910 to 1920

Object Place

China

Dimensions

154 x 207 cm (60 5/8 x 81 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

43.793

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry-weave with silk and metallic gold yarns

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles