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Panel for carpet

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Panel for carpet with design of scrolling lotus and leaves in a yellow-gold cut pile, voided velvet ground with red and gray silk and gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts. .

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, June 5, 1941

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund

Rug

Chinese, Qing dynasty, second half of 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

150 x 62 cm (59 1/16 x 24 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

41.481

Medium or Technique

SIlk, voided velvet, cut pile, on a twill-weave ground with gilt paper strip discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles