Tapestry fragment with bird, beast, and peonies

Details

  • Title

    Tapestry fragment with bird, beast, and peonies

  • Associated place

    China (place of creation)
  • Date

    10th - 12th century (AD 901 - 1200)
  • Material and technique

    silk, tapestry woven (kesi) with metal-wrapped silk supported on paper or animal product

  • Material index

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  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    25 x 13 cm (height x width)
  • No. of items

    1

  • Credit line

    Purchased with the assistance of the Friends of the Ashmolean Museum, 1995.

  • Museum location

    not on display

  • Museum department

    Eastern Art

  • Accession no.

    EA1995.71

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Further reading

Vainker, Shelagh, Chinese Silk. A Cultural History (London: The British Museum Press, 2004), p. 131, illus. p. 131 fig. 84

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