University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:52-23-99
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: Qing Dynasty
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Dragons
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952

Description

Panel with two dragons; not a square of rank. This is a common folk motif executed in folk embroidery techniques. Probably made for a bridal pillow (or some other useful function) for a wedding gift.


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