21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Squares

Annamese Mandarin Square. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-107A. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum Annamese Mandarin Square. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-107B. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum
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21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Square depicting two lions

Annamese Mandarin Square depicting two lions. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-110B. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum
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21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Square depicting two lions

Annamese Mandarin Square depicting two lions. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-110A. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum Not Chinese, possibly Annamese, otherwise a simple folk embroidery. On (faded) red satin, neither square split; two smaller lions with embroidered ball below; as sorted folk symbols, different combinations on each.
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21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Square

Annamese Mandarin Square. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-105B. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum
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21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Square

Annamese Mandarin Square. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-103B. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum
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21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Square

Annamese Mandarin Square. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-103A. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum
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21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Square

Annamese Mandarin Square. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-102. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum Annamese squares were made on red satin background; Chinese official squares almost never. Chinese squares had naturalistic or heraldic birds; Annamese squares had rather fanciful ones.
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21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Square

Annamese Mandarin Square. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-112. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum
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21 février 2016

Annamese Mandarin Square

Annamese Mandarin Square. Silk. Embroidered. Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 52-23-105A. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology © 2016 Penn Museum
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21 février 2016

Centro de Arte Contemporáneo of Málaga presents a survey of Erwin Olaf's work from the last decade

Erwin Olaf, 2014. Photo: Courtesy Erwin Olaf Studio.   MALAGA.- The Centro de Arte Contemporáneo of Málaga is presenting a survey of Erwin Olaf’s work from the last decade. In Cell of Emotions, the exhibition curated by Fernando Francés, visitors will be able to admire more than sixty pieces that document the Dutch artist’s output since 2005. Though known as one of the leading exponents of contemporary photography, he has also produced videos and installations. Olaf, who has shot several major advertising... [Lire la suite]