Pair of Banners

A work made of silk, 7:1 satin damask weave over boards; streamers: silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts, and self-patterning ground wefts; lined with cotton, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, 7:1 satin damask weave over boards; streamers: silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts, and self-patterning ground wefts; lined with cotton, plain weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty(1644–1911), 1650/1700

Artist:

China

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Title

Pair of Banners

Origin

China

Date

Made 1650–1700

Medium

Silk, 7:1 satin damask weave over boards; streamers: silk, warp-float faced 5:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps, supplementary patterning wefts, and self-patterning ground wefts; lined with cotton, plain weave

Dimensions

b: 282.7 × 40.6 cm (111 1/4 × 16 in.) c: 277.2 × 40.7 cm (109 1/8 × 16 in.) Warp repeat (streamer): 52.6 cm (20 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Rowena Marsh Abbott

Reference Number

1952.1009b-c

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