Brocade, silk, embroidered

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 19th century
Medium
Silk
Dimensions
H x W: 151 x 229 cm (59 7/16 x 90 3/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1902.270
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile

Keywords
brocade, China, embroidery, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), satin stitch, weft patterning
Provenance

Summer Palace, Beijing, China [1]

To 1902
Proctor and Company, to 1902 [2]

From 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Proctor and Company in 1902 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record.

[2] See Reserved Textile List, R. 4, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 2.

[4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Proctor and Company (C.L. Freer source)
Summer Palace

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum