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Pictorial Hanging Illustrating the Feast of Peaches


Artist Unknown (China)


late 18th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Pictorial Hanging Illustrating the Feast of Peaches, Artist Unknown (China)
Pictorial Hanging Illustrating the Feast of Peaches: Gallery Label - Current
: Silk Fabrics of Imperial China
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Silk tapestry (k'o-ssu)
Size: 60 x 36 in. (152.4 x 91.4cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ing dynasty; Ch'ien-lung period
Physical Description: Picture hanging of soft brick-red k'ossu representing 'The Feast of Peaches,' a favorite subject with the Chinese. In the upper left, Xi Wangmu descends from her clouds on the phoenix. At the upper right are the gateway and stairs to paradise. beneath
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.342
Added to Site: February 28, 2009