A Rectangular Textile Brocade Fragment

Ming Dynasty, 16th-17th century.

Textile, Silk, Gold Thread.

China

L: 55cm W: 22cm

Provenance: Private Japanese Collection 

SKU: Yc3 Categories: ,

The rectangular fragment woven with gold thread against a brick red background depicts repeated patterns of a lady wearing a long robe holding a fan, among thick floral scrolling.
• For further discussions on textiles from this period, refer to ‘Chinese Textile Designs’ by Gao Hanyu, 1992.