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Woven of silk and gold thread made of gilded paper. Deep reddish-salmon silk ground; the design, of bats, clouds, and a hoho bird holding a peony in his bill and rising from the waves is of violet, buff, green, black and gold. This piece was made to be used with 98.208-211.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 43.5 x 53.5 cm (17 1/8 x 21 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.211

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles