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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.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Textiles of the Yuan and Ming Dynasties," April 1, 2005–July 25, 2005.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Textiles," May 16, 2008–August 3, 2008.

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

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