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Textile fragment (one of three pieces)

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Textile fragment with design of dragon, sacred jewel, and floral designs in red silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts on a blue silk ground.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 16th or 17th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 66.5 x 10 cm (26 3/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.11.5747b

Medium or Technique

Silk plain-weave ground with discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill-weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles