Chinese Rubbings Collection

Designs on the border of a stele-- vine grass and animal designs(1): Qin shou Tang cao wen bian shi (1)

Creation Date:
19th cent.-early 20th cent.
Description:
Rubbing from arabesque decorative motif "Tang cao" (vine grass), floral designs, cloud patterns and animal designs-- mostly mystical animals such as phoenix on borders of stele.
Extent:
115 x 15.5 cm
Language:
No linguistic content
Genre:
rubbings
Digital Format:
Images
Subjects:
Xi'an bei lin, Xi'an Shi, Shaanxi Sheng, China
phoenix (mythical bird)
Animals mythical
stele (archaeology)
borders
floral decorations
clouds
Culture:
Chinese
Style Period:
?
Materials/Techniques:
ink
paper
relief
Repository:
Fine Arts Library, Special Collections, Harvard University
HOLLIS Record:
https://id.lib.harvard.edu/images/olvwork298242/urn-3:FHCL:1082267/catalog
Record ID:
W298242_urn-3:FHCL:1082267