Pocket in the Form of a Fish

Pocket in the Form of a Fish

late 1800s
Country
China
pocket, gourd
Appliqué and silk embroidery on silk, painted shading
Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of James P. Grant and Betty Grant Austin
1977.417
. Pocket in the Form of a Fish. late 1800s. Appliqué and silk embroidery on silk, painted shading. Neusteter Textile Collection: Gift of James P. Grant and Betty Grant Austin. 1977.417.
Dimensions
length: 23 in, 58.4200 cm; width: 3.5000 in, 8.89 cm; depth: 1/4 in, 0.6350 cm
Department
Textile Art and Fashion
Collection
Textile Art and Fashion-Asian
Known Provenance
Inherited 1973 by Mr. James P. Grant and Mrs. Betty Grant Austin [Denver, CO, 1922-1995 and 1920-2006]; gifted December 1977 by Mr. James Grant and Mrs. Betty Grant Austin to the Denver Art Museum
Exhibition History
  • "Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China's Last Dynasty," October 30, 2011 - January 29, 2012 (DAM)
  • "Threads of Heaven: Silken Legacy of China's Last Dynasty," Februrary 7 - May 18, 2014 (Taft Museum, Cincinnati, OH)