Large Hanging of brick-colored satin embroidered with five-clawed dragons and Buddhist smbols in gold; clouds, bats, and Eternal Sea in satin stitch in colors. At each end a large fish rising from the waves sends out a spray of some substance from which emerges a small temple. Hanging made up of gored strips. Lining of yellow cotton.

Large Hanging, 19th century

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Details
Title
Large Hanging
Role
Artist
Dimension
L.117-½ x W.56-¼ in.
Accession Number
42.8.298
Curator Approved

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Large Hanging of brick-colored satin embroidered with five-clawed dragons and Buddhist smbols in gold; clouds, bats, and Eternal Sea in satin stitch in colors. At each end a large fish rising from the waves sends out a spray of some substance from which emerges a small temple. Hanging made up of gored strips. Lining of yellow cotton.