Textile Fragment, "Jeux d'Enfants Chinois"
late 18th or 19th century
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after Jean de Pillement (French, 1728-1808). Textile Fragment, "Jeux d'Enfants Chinois," late 18th or 19th century. Printed silk, 14 x 12 in. (35.6 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1193.3 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.X1193.3.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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Printed design in gray with pink highlights on sheer off-white silk depicting pairs of Chinese male figures at play standing on floating landscapes interspersed with floral motives. One pair of figures faces each other holding small oval rackets. Vertical repeat 9 ¾"; horizontal repeat 8".
Condition: Loses and tears to proper left and at bottom.
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