Date: 17th century
Medium: Brocaded silk satin
Dimensions: Overall: 35 1/2 x 13 3/8 in. (90.2 x 34 cm)
Credit Line: Anonymous Gift, 1946
Accession Number: 46.133.11
The character for longevity (shou) is here flanked by beribboned swastikas (wan), each signifying ten thousand years. The shape of the textile suggests that it may have been part of a decorative canopy or valance.