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Sutra Cover with Stylized Leaf Sprays and Auspicious Symbols

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
16th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk satin with supplementary weft patterning in metallic thread
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 1/4 x 5 in. (36.2 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1946
Accession Number:
46.186.6
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed label, black on yellow: Chinese with seal.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Textiles of the Ming Dynasty," February 11, 2009–August 2, 2009.

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