University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C486
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
French (uncertain)
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1911
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Brocaded
Warp Faced Weave
Outside Diameter:107cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. G. Moore, 1926
Other Number4-1969-18 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Circular textile with brocaded yellow floral vines and brocaded green vines with blue and pink flowers against a yellow background. The textile is surrounded by an outer band with a black border. The decorative motifs suggest that this piece may have been made for foreign export, possibly to France.


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