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Fragment

Fragment

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Brocaded silk

  • Credit Line:

    Given by P. Kierulff

  • Museum number:

    50A-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Fragment of silk brocade, woven in red and pale green silk and strips of gilt paper twisted round a silk thread. Conventional pattern of clouds amid which are dragons within medallions, and symbolical ornaments.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Brocaded silk

Dimensions

Length: 69.25 in, Width: 13 in

Object history note

Registered File number 89418/1901, 925/1902.

Historical context note

Intended for use as hangings for temple shrines.

Descriptive line

Fragment, brocaded silk, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century

Materials

Silk (textile); Paper

Techniques

Brocaded

Subjects depicted

Clouds; Emblems; Medallions; Dragons

Categories

Textiles

Collection

East Asia Collection

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