University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 52-23-98
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 18th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1799
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Dragon
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952

Description

Panel cut from (left) shoulder of 18th century dragon robe. Four-clawed mang dragon against background of gold. Very fine tapestry weaving; but not a square of rank and does not belong with such squares.


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