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Object Number:
C475
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Qing Dynasty
Early Date:
1644
Late Date:
1912
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Technique:
Brocaded
Iconography:
Dragon
Bat
Shou
Description:
Brocade. Rows of alternating five-claw dragon roundels and auspicious piled clouds against a ground of mustard yellow. Slight water damage. Central field surrounded by a brown satin damask border decorated with auspicious bat and shou motifs. Thread colors include: magenta, dark blue, white, green, pink. Silk and metallic (silver color) thread – metallic thread wrapped around a core of violet silk (both Z-twist) (five end?) brocaded satin weave. Border is satin damask.
Length:
90.5cm
Width:
79.4cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. G. Moore

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