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2005.5.395.7 - Fragment of Silk Tapestry

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Object Typefragment Artistunknown Date Made1662-1722

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Object Typefragment Artistunknown Date Made1662-1722
Accession Number 2005.5.395.7 Title Fragment of Silk Tapestry Category textiles Object Type fragment Artist unknown Date Made 1662-1722 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 17th-18th centuries Materials tapestry weave Materials Glossary Tapestry Weave View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 57.1 cm x 38.1 cm Description
Fragment of patchworked silk tapestry with lion motif. Multi-coloured clouds and waves frame the lions, rendered in gold metal-wrapped threads, against a red background with auspicious symbols. This fragment consists…
Fragment of patchworked silk tapestry with lion motif. Multi-coloured clouds and waves frame the lions, rendered in gold metal-wrapped threads, against a red background with auspicious symbols. This fragment consists of four pieces of tapestry sewn together with hemmed raw edges.
Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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© 2020 University of Alberta

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"2005.5.395.7 - Fragment of Silk Tapestry, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-20962. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.


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