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Woven with silk and gold thread made with gilded paper. Deep reddish salmon ground with a design of clouds, bats, and a dragon surmounting the waves, from which three mountains rise. The colors of the design are buff, violet, green, black, and gold. 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 cm (17 1/8 x 20 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

98.210

Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry weave (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles