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The Hundred Birds

19th century

Hanging scroll; satin with silk embroidery, ivory rollers

43 × 29 in. (109.2 × 73.7 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1937.5600
Geography: 
China
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Textiles
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York, purchased in China; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Loretta N Staples, A Sense of Pattern: Textile Masterworks from the Yale University Art Gallery, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1981), 15, no. 7, ill.

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