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Object Number:
C474
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China
Period:
Qing Dynasty
Date Made:
Late Qing Dynasty
Early Date:
1644
Late Date:
1911
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Satin
Cotton
Technique:
Brocaded
Iconography:
Flowers
Rhinoceros Horn
Description:
Brocaded five end satin textile with repeating floral and vegetal scroll pattern. Flowers are not identified, but they are large clusters of veined, leaf-like petals. Interspersed amongst the floral pattern are auspicious rhinoceros horns and auspicious scroll (?) motifs. The backing is of peach-colored tabby covered with a yellow silk tabby weave. Silk thread colors include: Tan, dark green, violet, mauve, orange brown
Length:
157cm
Width:
146cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from W. G. Moore

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