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Textile Gallery

CHINA, brocaded silk and metal velvet, Qing Dynasty, 1662-1796
144 inches x 96 inches; 366 x 274 icm.

This large panel is composed of six smaller secttions of equall loom-wodth ans stiched together to form what was likely a very large "Summer" carpet for one of the Palace rooms, or the house of a high-ranking official of the Imperial Court. At some point the upper portion ws removed.

There are examples of single loom-width sections in world museums, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

China and England, an elaboratly emroidered silk cover on an English bedcover.
Kang Xi, 1662-1722.

Similar examples are in the Victoria & Albert Museum, London and the St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO, USA.

 

Detail of center medallion.

 

JAPAN, silk Michiyuki coat, Taisho Period, 1912-26.

 

Detail of coat.

 

Detail of coat.

 

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SICILY, silk embroidered end panel from a linen towel, 16th century.

Classical themes. Other similar examples are in the Poldi Pezzoli Museum, Milan, Italy.

 

This is a 2-panel section of a silk brocaded velvet carpet, Kang Xi, 1662-1722, in the Art Institute of Chicago.