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Incomplete Carpet

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'z' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts, and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet; edged with silk, weft-float faced 1:7 satin weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; four panels joined.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'z' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts, and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet; edged with silk, weft-float faced 1:7 satin weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; four panels joined.

Date:

Qing dynasty(1644–1911), 1730s

Artist:

China

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Title

Incomplete Carpet

Origin

China

Date

Made 1730–1739

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'Z' twill weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary brocading wefts, and with supplementary pile warps forming cut voided velvet; edged with silk, weft-float faced 1:7 satin weave with supplementary pile warps forming cut solid velvet; four panels joined

Dimensions

548.8 × 198.3 cm (216 × 78 1/8 in.) Weft repeat: point

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Chauncey McCormick and Mrs. Richard Ely Danielson

Reference Number

1950.1621

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