Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Sutra or Book Cover with Phoenix and Potted Plants

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
16th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk gauze
Dimensions:
Overall: 14 1/4 x 5 in. (36.2 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1956
Accession Number:
56.220.3
Not on view
Private Collection , New York (until 1956; donated to MMA)
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 of the Ming Dynasty," February 11, 2009–August 2, 2009.

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