Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Woven Panel with Swallows and Prunus

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk satin brocaded with silk and metallic thread
Dimensions:
36 1/4 x 9 1/4 in. (92.1 x 23.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Purchase, Gifts in memory of Jean E. Mailey, 1995
Accession Number:
1995.49
Not on view
This piece, woven in gold threads and polychrome silks is unnusually well preserved and retains, to a large degree, its original brilliant appearance.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Textiles," August 2, 2006–February 11, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Textiles," September 6, 2011–April 15, 2012.

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