University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Title全黔苗圖
Object Number: CG98-1-129
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Miao
Provenience: China
Date Made: 18th Century - 19th Century
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1899
Section:Asian
Materials:Paper
Wood
Textile
Ink
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Miao
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1998

Description

Chinese manuscript on Miao Tribes. Folded accordion style with hard covers. As one opens each page, the left side has Chinese characters and right side has a painting of Miao figures. The covers have a wood core and exterior is covered with textile, interior covered with paper. Originally pages were attached to covers, now both separated. Title in Chinese characters on front cover.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Reconsidering Asian Material Texts Workshop (19 Apr 2013)View Objects in Exhibition
Annual Curator's Party (13 Nov 2014 - 13 Nov 2014)View Objects in Exhibition

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