Metropolitan Museum of Art, Chinese Kesi Year of the Tiger Oblong Satin Scarf
This eye-catching silk textile depicts a tiger and birds amid an ecstatic floral backdrop.
Celebrate the beauty, agility, and ferocity of the tiger in 2022 (the Year of the Tiger) and beyond with this museum elegant scarf inspired by an Eastern Chinese tapestry-woven, or kesi, panel (10th–12th century) in The Met collection.
About the East Asian Lunar Calendar
Running in 12-year cycles, each year of the traditional East Asian lunar calendar corresponds to one of the 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac.