Carpet for a chair back with a lion, butterflies, flowers, waves, and clouds

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Wool pile
Dimensions
H x W: 68 x 68 cm (26 3/4 x 26 3/4 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1906.283
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile, Furniture and Furnishing
Type

Carpet (chair)

Keywords
butterfly, China, cloud, flower, lion, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), rugmaking, wave
Provenance

To 1906
Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, to 1906 [1]

From 1906 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Yamanaka & Company, New York, NY, in 1906 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] Undated folder sheet note. See Reserved Textile List, R. 24, 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.

Previous Owner(s)

Yamanaka and Co. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum