K'ang Cover

A work made of silk, 3:1 'z' twill damask weave; embroidered with silk and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in knot stitches; couching; lined with silk, 5:1 twill damask weave.
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  • A work made of silk, 3:1 'z' twill damask weave; embroidered with silk and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in knot stitches; couching; lined with silk, 5:1 twill damask weave.

Date:

Qing dyansty (1644–1911), 1800/50

Artist:

China

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Title

K'ang Cover

Origin

China

Date

1800–1850

Medium

Silk, 3:1 'Z' twill damask weave; embroidered with silk and silvered-metal-strip-wrapped silk in knot stitches; couching; lined with silk, 5:1 twill damask weave

Dimensions

110.7 × 138.4 cm (43 5/8 × 54 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Russell Tyson

Reference Number

1964.1036

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