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Altar Frontal


Artist Unknown (China)


early 18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Altar Frontal, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Woven Fabric (Do Not Use) | silk, satin, cotton
Size: L.81-3/4 x W.64-3/4 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ch'ing dynasty, K'ang Hsi period
Inscriptions: Inscription Traces of an inscription on yellow cotton band of upper border.
Physical Description: Shaped hanging - Altar Frontal? in dark blue satin brocade. Two enormous rampant five-clawed dragons in rose and tan in a field sparsely scattered with loose clouds in the same color. Lower edge shaped in a scrolled edge, the two sides dipping into long
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.148
Added to Site: February 28, 2009