Painted Silk Yardage
Painted white silk yardage made in China for export to the west European market.The colorful design features meandering vine with a variety of blooming florals. The influence is Indian chintz and the date is quite specific as evident in that period dresses.See identical piece in ” Clothed To Rule The World, Ming and Qing Dynasty Textiles at The Art Institute of Chicago” p. 54 Cat 3
Circa: Third quarter 18th century
Material: Plain woven and guache painted silk
Condition: Minor linear stains on top and bottom, very good
Dimensions: 94" x 29"
Inventory number: TX4232