Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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hanging
  • China
  • hanging, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, cotton, gold-wrapped thread, paint, hair, beads, embroidering
  • Paper Type: satin, seed, couching
  • Object Length/Width: 100.5 x 100 cm
    Object Length/Width: 39 1/2 x 39 1/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2324
Description
Exhibitions

Embroidered hanging with a lower panel that is decorated with a standing male figure with male and female attendants. The upper panel depicts large flowers and birds. It has embroidery, padding and piecing set into black satin ground.