Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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hanging
  • China
  • hanging, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • satin, silk and gold-wrapped thread, ribbon, embroidering
  • Paper Type: satin, couching, seed
  • Length/Width/Depth: 129.5 x 52 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 81 x 20 1/2 in
  • Gift of Swannie Smith Zink
  • Not on display
  • 1962.0019
Description

Embroidered hanging decorated with a design of a boy with a flute on a dragon, a girl on a phoenix in clouds, and landscape flanked by a large flower vase. The border is decorated with musicians and dancers in a garden setting. It has embroidery on red/orange satin ground, and applied ribbons.