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Textile Panel with Phoenixes and Lotuses, 15th–16th century. Ming dynasty (1368–1644). China. The Metropolitan Museum of  Art,  New York. Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, in honor of Douglas Dillon, 2001(2001.471)  | This work is exhibited in the “Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces from the Met Collection” exhibition, on view through June 19, 2016. #AsianArt100

gardenofthefareast: “ Textile Panel with Phoenixes and Lotuses Period: Ming dynasty Culture: China ”

Badge (Lizi) of the Imperial Prince with Dragon | LACMA Collections; China, late Ming dynasty (1368-1644), mid-17th century Jewelry and Adornments; badges Silk satin with silk and metallic thread embroidery Diameter: 11 3/4 in. (29.85 cm)

China Badge (Lizi) of the Imperial Prince with Dragon, late Ming dynasty century Textile; Rank Badge, Silk satin with silk and metallic thread embroidery, Diameter: 11 in.

STAR GATES: WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE IN THE SKY??? WHO ARE THOSE PEOPLE LIVING UNDER THE MOUNTAINS OR CAVES???  WHAT IS THE MESSAGE THAT THEY LEFT HERE FOR THE FUTURE GENERATIONS ON PLANET EARTH???  WHAT DO YOU SEE??? WHAT DO YOU THINK??? WHAT DO YOU KNOW??? Tapestry 17th century. Qing dynasty (1644–1911). China. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2011 (2011.158)

Tapestry with Boys at Play, century. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, The Vincent Astor Foundation Gift, 2011

Spirited Creatures: Animal Representations in Chinese Silk and Lacquer | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Presenting 20 textiles and 50 lacquers, this exhibition will explore how real and mythical animals are depicted on luxury materials of late imperial China.Spirited Creatures: Animal Representations in Chinese Silk and Lacquer

Back and Sleeve of a Dragon Robe Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644), Wanli period (1573–1620) Culture: China Medium: Silk and metallic-thread embroidery on silk satin damask Accession Number: 1986.143

Back and Sleeve of a Dragon Robe Period: Ming dynasty Wanli period Culture: China Medium: Silk and metallic-thread embroidery on silk satin damask Accession Number:

Velvet Textile for a Dragon Robe, 17th century. Qing dynasty (1644–1911). China. The Metropolitan Museum of  Art,  New York. Purchase, Friends of Asian Art Gifts, 1987(1987.147)  | This work is exhibited in the “Chinese Textiles: Ten Centuries of Masterpieces from the Met Collection” exhibition, on view through June 19, 2016. #AsianArt100

Velvet Textile for a Dragon Robe Period: Qing dynasty Date: century Culture: China Medium: Silk velvet with weft patterning in silk, metallic thread, and feather thread

Antique Pair of Chinese Imperial Silk Embroidery Rank Badge  1800-1900 A.D

Antique Pair of Chinese Imperial Silk Embroidery Rank Badge Five tail feathers possibly indicate a silver pheasant of the rank

Textile with Stylized Carnations, Turkey, second 16th century (cut and voided silk velvet on metallic ground)

Turkey Textile Length with Design of Stylized Carnations, second half of century Textile, Cut and voided silk velvet on metallic ground

Kimono Fabric, Silk Kimono, Blue Kimono, Into The Blue, Japanese Fabric, Fabrics, Pattern, Kimonos, Beautiful

Panel with Dragon      Period: Ming dynasty (1368–1644) Date: 17th century      Culture: China      Medium: Silk, feather, and metallic thread embroidery on silk gauze Dimensions: 21 1/8 x 46 in. (53.7 x 116.8 cm) Classification: Textiles-Embroidered Accession Number: 1972.36 The dragon scales use thread made from peacock feathers wrapped around a silk core.

Panel with Dragon Period: Ming dynasty Date: century Culture: China Medium: Silk, feather, and metallic thread embroidery on silk gauze

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