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Title

Altar Frontal

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

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
Size: L.36-7/8 x W.30-3/8 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century
Physical Description: Altar Frontal of brocaded brick red satin. In the main panel one large five-clawed dragon in gold surrounded by loose clouds in shades of green, blue, and tan. Below, a shallow area of rolling waves among which appear the Eight Precious Things. At th
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.147
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009