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Daoist Immortal: Cao Guojiu textile
  • China
  • Daoist Immortal: Cao Guojiu textile, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • damask, silk, cotton, paper, foil, ink and/or paint
  • Object Length/Width: 46 x 23 cm
    Object Length/Width: 18 1/2 x 9 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1147

Damask with painted details. (Previous description: Cao Guojiu, 1 of 8 Immortals, figure with castanets) Silk, cotton, paper, pigment and gold foil. Various construction techniques. Ground fabric is damask with painted details.