Search the Collections
Gift of George and Marie Hecksher
Beauty, Power, and Prestige: Textiles and Costume from the Permanent Collection- New DeYoung opening, 10/05
From the Exotic to the Mystical: Textile Treasures from the Permanent Collection, deY, 5/4 - 8/4/2013
Kesi (silk tapestry) in brown, green, pink, coral, red, light blue, dark blue, gold, white and yellow silk. The kesi has extensive areas of gold-wrapped thread. The design features lions on a ground of palmettes and floral motifs. There are three stripes of plain weave across the bottom of the pieces in pink, light blue, and dark blue silk. The bottom terminates in a fringe of warp ends.