Textile with floral medallions and lozenges

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Historical period(s)
Mid-Tang dynasty, first half of the 8th century
Medium
Brocade (jin): woven silk (weft-faced compound twill)
Dimensions
H x W: 150.1 x 59.3 cm (59 1/8 x 23 3/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.597a-b
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile

Keywords
brocade, China, Tang dynasty (618 - 907), twill, weft patterning
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Published References
  • Shosoin homotsu senshoku (Textiles in the Shosoin). 4 vols., Tokyo, 1963 -1964. pl. 14.
Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum