The character for longevity (shou) is here flanked by beribboned swastikas (wan), each signifying ten thousand years. The shape of the textile suggests that it may have been part of a decorative canopy or valance.
Private Collection , New York (until 1946; donated to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Textiles," September 6, 2011–April 15, 2012.