Female immortal with a basket

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Historical period(s)
Ming or Qing dynasty, 1575-1725
Medium
Silk tapestry (kesi): woven silk threads
Dimensions
H x W: 162 x 83.7 cm (63 3/4 x 32 15/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.269
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile, Furniture and Furnishing
Type

Tapestry (mounted on panel)

Keywords
China, Daoist Immortals, fungus-of-immortality, Ming dynasty (1368 - 1644), orchid, pine tree, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), sun, tapestry, woman
Provenance

To 1911
Riu Cheng Chai, Beijing, to 1911 [1]

From 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Riu Cheng Chai in 1911 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 833, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] 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
Riu Cheng Chai (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum