MS 7416 Chinese Painting

Collection ID:
Physical Description:
1 Sheet
41 x 41 cm

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
In the center is a scene of a mounted warrior with a bow and arrow attended by two servants on foot. They are crossing a small bridge. A woman on the other side of the bridge is carrying a pail of water. Border designs are flowers and butterflies. They are painted in archaic blue-green style (rocks and shrubs) but show some western influence in shading.

Custodial History
Gift of Mrs. C. D. Rhodes, November 23, 1931. Transferred from the artifactual collection to the archives by Chang-su Houchins, July 1986.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7416
NAA INV 10000078

Local Note
Local Note
Description provided by Emily Hoover, summer intern, Department of Anthropology, 1986.
Local Note
Painting on silk backed by paper

Using the Collection
Manuscript 7416, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

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Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland, Maryland 20746