Medallion

Period:
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Date:
17th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Gold-wrapped silk (kesi)
Dimensions:
Overall: 11 3/4 in. (29.8 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Tapestries
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1942
Accession Number:
42.74.6
Not on view
[ Nellie B. Hussey , Plattsburg, MO, until 1940; sold to MMA]
New York. China House Gallery. "Kesi and Silk Tapestry," March 24, 1971–May 27, 1971.

New York. China Institute in America. "Treasures from the Metropolitan Museum," October 24, 1979–January 27, 1980.