Child Tears and Blossoms.
Chinese Pictures on Silk and Paper

20.01.2015 to 21.06.2015
Museum für Asiatische Kunst

The exhibition presents Chinese paintings and textiles from the Ming and Qing dynasties (1368-1912) featuring images of children and flowers. Children and flowers symbolize spring, growth, and happiness. There is even a happy ending to the story of the weeping boy on a piece of silk embroidery from the 19th century. The centrepiece of the exhibition is an important new acquisition: a large silk tapestry (Chinese: kesi) bearing a lotus and phoenix pattern and dating from the early Ming Dynasty, 14th/15th century.

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