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Presentation Hanging for an Eightieth Birthday


Artist Unknown (China)



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G200
Presentation Hanging for an Eightieth Birthday, Artist Unknown (China)
Presentation Hanging for an Eightieth Birthday: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Tapestry (Do Not Use) | Embroidered satin
Size: 144 x 144 in. (365.76 x 365.76 cm)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Inscriptions: Inscription Inscribed the eleventh month of the thirteenth year of Kuang Hsu. the thirteenth year is in concordance with December 15,1887 to January 12, 1888.
Physical Description: Hanging, large, of embroidered blue black satin. Central panel contains a long inscription. In the wide border figures of the Eight Immortals, cranes, bats and various symbols in couched gold thread and colors. A birthday hanging presented to a couple on
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.308
Added to Site: February 28, 2009