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

Origin: China

Material: Plain woven and guache painted silk

Condition: Minor linear stains on top and bottom, very good

Dimensions: 94" x 29"

Inventory number: TX4232



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