K'ang Hsi Round Carpet Fragment, western China, c. 1700, 5 ft. 10 in. x 12 ft. 10 in.
Provenance: The Sandra Whitman Collection.
Literature: For a similar piece, see GLANZ DER HIMMELSSOHNE: Kaiserliche Teppiche Aus China, 1400-1750, p. 147, plate 52.
Fair Condition: very good color, pile, weave, drawing, and wool quality; composed of multiple pieces sewn together to form the semicircular field.
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