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Birthday Banner

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1739-1740

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Birthday Banner, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | satin, silk
Size: H.156-1/2 x W.144 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ch'ing dynasty, Ch'ien Lung period
Inscriptions: Inscription on back of panel
Physical Description: Large hanging of embroiderd red satin. The design represents an aged couple receiving friends and well-wishers on the occasion of their birthday. The figures are done in satin stitch in colors cranes, bats, clouds and various symbols in couched gold threa
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.318
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009