Description A beast of burden and crucial component of the trade routes across the northwest deserts of China, the camel came to symbolize commerce, exchange, and travel from China to the other Asian kingdoms along the silk route.
|10/17/1974||Treatment||cleaned; loss compensation|
Provenance C. K. Chang, Philadelphia [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1949, by purchase.
Credit Museum purchase, 1949
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