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. .
Purchased by the MFA, June 5, 1941
Samuel Putnam Avery Fund
Chinese, Qing dynasty, second half of 19th century
150 x 62 cm (59 1/16 x 24 7/16 in.)
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