Embroidery Depicting the Eight Immortals

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
Medium
Silk, gold-wrapped threads, horsehair, cotton
Dimensions
H x W: 111 x 461 cm (43 11/16 x 181 1/2 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Collection
Pritzlaff collection
Accession Number
S1991.67
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Textile

Keywords
China, Daoism, Daoist Immortals, Eight Immortals, embroidery, Immortal Woman He, Philosopher Han Xiang, Pritzlaff collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), Royal Uncle Cao, satin stitch, Shoulao, WWII-era provenance, Zhongli Quan
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Richard G. Pritzlaff

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

Copyright with museum