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Shaped rug

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Shaped rug, possibly a chair cover, with design in central field of dragons, clouds and bats in blues, yellows, pale rose and white on a rose ground; surrounding that is a border with design of auspicious symbols on light blue; outer border of dark blue; white fringe on all sides.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter

Chinese, 19th or early 20th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

83.82 x 167.64 cm (33 x 66 in.)

Accession Number

34.538

Medium or Technique

Wool pile, cotton plain-weave ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles