Art/ Collection/ Art Object

One of a Set of Twelve Chair Strips

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Qianlong period (1736–95)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk, metallic thread; on silk
Dimensions:
73 1/4 x 20 3/4 in. (186.06 x 52.70 cm)
Classification:
Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Henry-George McNeary, 1966
Accession Number:
66.191.4
Not on view
Mrs. Henry-George J. McNeary , New York (until 1966; donated to MMA)
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