Object Record

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Collection Reuel B. Pritchett Museum Collection
Donor Senger, Nettie M.
Catalog Number 54.14.113
Date circa 1937
Description Small framed black and white silk tapestry of Christ praying in Gethsemane. Top border reads in English, "TU CHIN SHENG SILK WEAVING FACTORY HANGCHOW CHEKIANG CHINA." "N.S.L.O." woven at bottom corner. The number 48 and Chinese characters woven in bottom border. Framed on brown fabric with decal of cross and crown. Collecter Nettie Sanger states the silk was hand grown and processed and the loom used to make the tapestry was destroyed in the Japanese invasion of 1937.
Material Fabric, Paper, Silk, Wood
Made Tu Chin Sheng Silk Weaving Factory (Hangzhou, China)
Place of Origin Hangzhou, China
Dimensions H-12.8 W-0.005 L-8.8 inches