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Imperial Curtain Hanging, One of a Pair


Artist Unknown (China)


early 17th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Imperial Curtain Hanging, One of a Pair, Artist Unknown (China)
: Silk Fabrics of Imperial China
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | Silk, satin, peacock feathers
Size: L.90 x W.36 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th century, Ming dynasty
Physical Description: Curtain Hangings, pair of faded lacquer-red k'ossu. Design of two five-clawed dragons in gold in a field of large, loose clouds in shades of blue, green, yellow, brown, peach, pink, and dull gold. Note use of peacock feathers for details in dragons and He
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.304.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009