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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.
[ Spink & Son Ltd. , London, until 1995; sold to MMA]
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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