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Asian Art

Cover for a Chair with Dragon and Imperial Emblems

18th century

Silk tapestry (kesi), gold threads, peacock feathers

68 1/8 × 19 1/4 in. (173 × 48.9 cm)
Gift of Robert H. Ellsworth, Jr.
1976.69.2
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (164 4 - 1911)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Robert Hatfield Ellsworth (1929–2014), New York; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1976

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