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Female immortal with a basket - National Museum of Asian Art

Female immortal with a basket

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At A Glance

  • Period

    1575-1725
  • Geography

    China
  • Material

    Silk tapestry (kesi): woven silk threads
  • Dimension

    H x W: 162 x 83.7 cm (63 3/4 x 32 15/16 in)
  • Accession Number

    F1911.269
  • EDAN ID

    edanmdm:fsg_F1911.269

Object Details

  • Provenance

    To 1911
    Riu Cheng Chai, Beijing, to 1911 [1]
    From 1911 to 1919
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Riu Cheng Chai in 1911 [2]
    From 1920
    Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]
    Notes:
    [1] See Original Kakemono and Makimono List, L. 833, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.
    [2] See note 1.
    [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
  • Collection

    Freer Gallery of Art Collection
  • Previous custodian or owner

    Riu Cheng Chai (C.L. Freer source)
    Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919)
  • Origin

    China
  • Credit Line

    Gift of Charles Lang Freer
  • Type

    Costume and Textile
  • Restrictions and Rights

    CC0 - Creative Commons (CC0 1.0)

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