Textile with octagonal and square floral patterns

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 19th century
Medium
Brocade: woven silk threads
Dimensions
H x W: 171 x 70.4 cm (67 5/16 x 27 11/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1911.610
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile

Keywords
brocade, China, flower, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), weft patterning
Provenance

From at least 1911 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), acquired from an unidentified source by at least 1911 [1]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 1 in the object record, there were no purchase details, except for price, recorded for this object. See Reserved Textiles List, R. 75, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] 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

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

Copyright with museum