Chair cover with a crane, lions, dragons, auspicious symbols and floral patterns

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 18th century
Medium
Brocade (jin): woven silk and metal-wrapped threads
Dimensions
H x W: 170 x 53.5 cm (66 15/16 x 21 1/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1913.152
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Chair cover

Keywords
brocade, China, cloud, crane, flower, fungus, guardian lion, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), rock, sun, twill, weft patterning
Provenance

To 1913
Yamanaka & Company, New York to 1913 [1]

From 1913 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York in 1913 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See also, Reserved Textile List, R. 84, 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
Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)

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

Copyright with museum

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