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Fragment
Fragment
Date:
11th–13th century
Location:
Not on display
Media:
Silk, Metallic Thread; Slit Tapestry With Eccentric Wefts (kesi)
Dimensions:
58.3 x 32.9 cm (22 15/16 x 12 15/16 in.)
Object Type:
Continent:
Asia
Accession Number:
2002.184.3
Acquisition Date:
2002-12-31
Credit Line:

Gift of George and Marie Hecksher

Exhibition History:

Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, 10/05

Kesi (silk tapestry) in white, green, pink, dark pink, pale blue, purple, gold, yellow and off-white silk. There are extensive areas of metal-wrapped thread. The design features phoenixes in flight against a ground of leaves and flowers on a white background. The right hand edge is a selvage edge. The top, bottom and left hand sides have been cut.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

No contemporaneous works available.