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Object Number: 94-10-3.51
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Sino-Tibetan
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Fabric
Metallic Thread
Technique:Woven
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Fred Maloof (Richard G. and Jennifer L. Maloof), 1994

Description

Pillow for Buddha image to rest upon. Rectangular shaped pillow with tassle at each corner. Cloth on top and bottom are gold and grey woven material with flowers and reverse swastika designs. Edges are finished with metallic thread which are bound on to pillow. Ends of thread become the tassles at the corners.


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