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Hanging: T.87-1977

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Maker(s)

Unknown

Description

Yellow satin background with polychrome silk embroidery and couched gold thread. Mount Sumeru rising from the waves with wu-t'ung tree, sacred fungus, peonies and bamboo shoots sprouting from its crevices. Sky full of clouds; peaches.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. Soame Jenyns, in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Soame Jenyns

Measurements and weight

Length: 106.5 cm
Width: 117 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977-03-08) by Jenyns, Soame, Mrs.

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 1799 CE

School or Style

Chinese

Materials used in production

Satin

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.87-1977
Primary reference Number: 190458
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Created: Thursday 13 December 2012 Updated: Thursday 13 January 2022 Last processed: Thursday 13 January 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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