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Tapestry panel (kesi)

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Tapestry panel with design of begonia and hovering butterfly in blue and green leaves, red petal outlines and butterfly wings in dark blue on a tan ground.

Provenance

Anonymous Gift of the Charles B. Hoyt Collection (Burdon-Muller, Rowland) to the MFA on September 15, 1950

Credit Line

Anonymous gift—Charles Bain Hoyt Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 17th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 17 x 12 in. (43.2 x 30.5 cm)

Accession Number

50.2811

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles