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2005.5.12 - Fragment of Tapestry Weave Yardage

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Object Typepanel Artistunknown Date Made1500 - 1506

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Object Typepanel Artistunknown Date Made1500 - 1506
Accession Number 2005.5.12 Title Fragment of Tapestry Weave Yardage Category textiles Object Type panel Artist unknown Date Made 1500 - 1506 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Ming 15th-16th centuries Materials silk tapestry weave; organza Materials Glossary Tapestry Weave View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 87.5 cm x 57.5 cm Description
A tapestry weave (kesi) fragment of a wall-hanging that depicts a four-clawed dragon (mang) climbing the clouds. This symbolizes aspirations for a successful career. In the background are waves, mountains, clouds, and…
A tapestry weave (kesi) fragment of a wall-hanging that depicts a four-clawed dragon (mang) climbing the clouds. This symbolizes aspirations for a successful career. In the background are waves, mountains, clouds, and a flaming pearl.
Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart

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"2005.5.12 - Fragment of Tapestry Weave Yardage, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19234. Accessed 20 May. 2024.