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Carpet of cut and uncut (ciselé) yellow silk pile with design of central lotus(?) blossom from which radiates thick curling stalks with curling leaves and similar blossoms; yellow silk ribbon (probably European) defines a rectangular section in the center panel of the field; border has design of...

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Provenance

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection; Gift from Elizabeth Day McCormick to the MFA, March 27, 1952

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection

Rug

Chinese, 19th–20th century (?)

Object Place

China

Dimensions

188 x 268 cm (74 x 105 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

52.368

Medium or Technique

Silk velvet (cut and uncut pile) on satin-weave ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles