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Panel of silk slit tapestry (possibly used for furnishing fabric) of light brown silk with design of stylized mountain and waves pattern at the bottom; above which are two phoenix, peonies and other flowers; in the upper part of the panel are scattered sprays and flowers. The design is woven...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman W. Ross, March 6, 1911. Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, third quarter 18th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 61 cm (11 1/4 x 24 in.)

Accession Number

17.608

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles