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Chair cover

17th century
Silk and metallic-thread tapestry (kesi)
Overall: 61 1/2 x 20 1/4in. (156.2 x 51.4cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Katherine S. Dreier, 1953
Accession Number:
Not on view
Inscription: Paper label sewn on: Chair-cover from the Palace of Rehol/ Ming Dynasty-1368 to 1466/ The dye creating the Ming-red has been lost/ Loaned by Katherine S. Dreier/ Pres. Society Anonym./ Museum of Modern Art, New York/ 4.
New York. China House Gallery. "Kesi and Silk Tapestry," March 24, 1971–May 27, 1971.

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