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Panel with narrative scene, flowers and butterfly for a screen

Date
19th century
Period
Qing dynasty
Type
Furniture and Furnishing
Costume and Textile
Medium
Silk tapestry (kesi): silk, metal-wrapped threads, and ink on cotton cloth backing
Dimensions
H x W: 102 x 26 cm (40 3/16 x 10 1/4 in)
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
Accession Number
F1902.265
Previous custodian or owner
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
Provenance
From at least 1902 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), acquired from an unidentified source, from at least 1902 [1]
From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [2]
Notes:
[1] See Reserved Textile List, R. 3, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. No record of purchase other than price.
[2] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Data Source
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Related Online Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Origin
China