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Chinese, Qing dynasty, 17th century
Designs of Manchurian crane, waves, clouds and “Isles of the Blessed”, and Taoist symbols. Satin stitch in variegated colors and couched gold twist on green satin ground. Tapestry band at top with longevity symbols.
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

kerensplace:

Altar frontal

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 17th century

Designs of Manchurian crane, waves, clouds and “Isles of the Blessed”, and Taoist symbols. Satin stitch in variegated colors and couched gold twist on green satin ground. Tapestry band at top with longevity symbols.

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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