A horizontal roll of silk, woven and embroidered.

The work of two hands, 13th century Sung and early Ming. 'The Nymph of the Lo River', illustrating scenes from a poem. A boat on the river, rocks, nymphs, mountains, etc. based on a design by Ku K'ai-chih (4th century).


A Chinese collection

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