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Panel with Phoenixes in a Garden

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Kangxi period (1662–1722)
Date:
late 17th–early 18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk with metallic thread tapestry (kesi) with painted details
Dimensions:
Overall: 118 1/2 x 82 in. (301 x 208.3 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John F. Seaman, 1925
Accession Number:
25.109.1
Not on view
Large decorative hangings like this silk tapestry were mostly woven in the textile centers of South China, such as Hangzhou and Suzhou, for prosperous households in the provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang.
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