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Asian Art

Brocade Square

14th–17th century

Silk brocade with alternating floral & dragon patterned medallions in rust, brown, beige, green and navy blue

27 1/4 × 25 1/2 in. (69.2 × 64.8 cm)
Gift in memory of Arthur F. and Mary C. Wright
1982.106.3
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Ming dynasty (1368–1644)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Prof. Arthur F. Wright (1913–1976) and Prof. Mary C. Wright (1917–1970), Collection, Guilford, Conn.; by inheritance, Jonathan A. Wright (born 1952) Florence, Mass.; gift in 1982 to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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