Metropolitan Museum of Art, Chinese Dragons and Lotuses Square Silk Scarf, 36"
The dragon-and-lotus motif featured here evokes an early 16th-century painted porcelain dish crafted during China's Ming dynasty (1368–1644) and housed at The Met.
The classic color palette represented on this Met scarf exemplifies one of the most innovative developments in the global history of ceramics.
About Chinese Ceramics
The practice of painting cobalt blue imagery on white porcelain burgeoned in 14th-century China, after which it was adapted by potters around the world.