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Length of furnishing fabric

Blue silk panel with large scale blue, yellow, green, and pink lotus blossoms and chrysanthemums. Border at top and bottom with meandering vine between rows with Greek key motif. Full loom width with two selvedges.


1970s, purchased by Michael Franses of The Textile Gallery, London, from an anonymous London dealer; March 16, 2005, purchased from the Textile Gallery by Mr. and Mrs. Leo and Gabriella Beranek, Cambridge, MA; gift of Mr. and Mrs. Beranek to the MFA (Accession date: April 14, 2010)

Credit Line

Gift of Gabriella Beranek

Chinese, Kangxi period, Qing dynasty, about 1670

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Height x width: 73 1/4 x 26 3/8 in. (186 x 67 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Silk plain weave with discontinuous weft patterning


Textiles and Fashion Arts