Hanging Scroll (Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; mounting: silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; outer edge mounting: silk, plain weave; outer wrapper: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 6:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in plain interlacings; inner wrapper: silk, plain weave; wooden scroll ends.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; mounting: silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; outer edge mounting: silk, plain weave; outer wrapper: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 6:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in plain interlacings; inner wrapper: silk, plain weave; wooden scroll ends.

Date:

Qing dynasty(1644–1911), 1801/50

Artist:

China

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Title

Hanging Scroll (Furnishing Fabric)

Origin

China

Date

1801–1850

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit and single dovetailed tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; mounting: silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; outer edge mounting: silk, plain weave; outer wrapper: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 6:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in plain interlacings; inner wrapper: silk, plain weave; wooden scroll ends

Dimensions

232.4 × 92.2 cm (91 1/2 × 36 1/4 in.) Repeat (mount): 15.2 × 8.5 cm (6 × 3 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William J. Calhoun through The Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1937.818

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