A strip of brocaded silk with a repeating pattern of orange lotus flowers on a yellow ground. Late Ming, Wanli period, ca. 1600. Dim.: WxL 22,5 x 99,5 cm with one selvage retained. Good size and colouring, some holes and a stain. Mounted on blue cotton on foam board (29x105cm) For a comparable weaving in colour and pattern see: Collection of the Palace Museum of the Forbidden City, vol. 50, p.116, nr.133.