Brocade, silk

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Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 19th century
Medium
Silk
Dimensions
H x W: 193.5 x 72.5 cm (76 3/16 x 28 9/16 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1917.425
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile

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

To 1917
Yamanaka & Company, to 1917 [1]

From 1917 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company in 1917 [2]

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

Notes:

[1] See Reserved Textile List, R. 247, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. The majority of Charles Lang Freer’s purchases from Yamanaka & Company were made at its New York branch. Yamanaka & Company maintained branch offices, at various times, in Boston, Chicago, London, Peking, Shanghai, Osaka, Nara, and Kyoto. During the summer, the company also maintained seasonal locations in Newport, Bar Harbor, and Atlantic City.

[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