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Scroll hanging (kakemono)

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Scroll hanging (kakemono) with design based on a Chinese painting by Shen Nan-p'ing, dated 1750, of flowering plum tree, rose bush, and flycatchers embroidered in green, yellow, purple, blue, white, brown and black silk on a silk ground. Inscription reads: Ch'ien-lung keng-wu ch'un ch'ao...

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Provenance

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard to the MFA on May 13, 1954

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nicea Howard

Japanese, Meiji era, 19th century

Object Place

Japan

Dimensions

Overall: 182.9 x 68.6 cm (72 x 27 in.)

Accession Number

54.586

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave, embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles