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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Chinese
Title:Princess Riding on a covered Chariot pulled by a tiger
Date Made:15th century
Type:Painting
Materials:Painting on plaster; fresco
Place Made:Asia; China
Measurements:Overall: 26 1/2 in x 49 3/4 in; 67.3 cm x 126.4 cm; Sight: 23 1/8 in x 46 1/2 in; 58.7 cm x 118.1 cm
Narrative Inscription:  No inscription.
Accession Number:  MH 1964.26.J.PI
Credit Line:Gift of Evelyn Metzger
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Description:
A horizontal view of princess riding on a covered chariot pulled by a tiger and accompanied by six handmaidens--fragment of a mural. Fresco with raised relief.

Tags:
royalty; animals; carriages; processions

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