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Collection The Textiles Collection: University for the Creative Arts at Farnham
Date 12th-14th Century
Date Accessioned 1992
Artefact/Item Textile fragment
Function Ecclesiastical (Buddhist?)
General Description 12th-14th Century Chinese Buddhist textile, weft patterned, safflower dye. Guardian spirit - originally repeating pattern but often used as patches on garments.
Cultural Context China
Id Number Current Accession 1320
Subject HH Guardian spirit
Measurements Dimensions 85 x 80 centimetres
Material Silk and gilded paper
Visual Information Figurative
Current Ownership University College for the Creative Arts at Farnham
History Of Ownership Henry Hammond estate
Rights Managed by The Textiles Collection at the University for the Creative Arts at Farnham.
Source Given by Deryn O’Connor
Technique Hand woven
Weave Twill 3/1



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