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Horizontal Panel with Profile Dragon amid Flowers

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Wanli period (1573–1620)
Date:
17th–18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk and metallic thread embroidery on plain-weave silk
Dimensions:
Overall (with top border released): 3 3/4 x 20 in. (9.5 x 50.8 cm) Mount: 8 1/2 x 25 in. (21.6 x 63.5 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Purchase, Rogers Fund and The B. D. G. Leviton Foundation Gift, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.151
Not on view
The lively dragon is embroidered in silk and strips of gilded paper.
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