Subject:Re: Old Scrolls
Posted By: I.Nagy Sat, May 29, 2021
癸卯七月 - In July of the Year of Water-Rabbit (..1843,1903..)
西囗山晨 - Xī囗shān at morning
張儁先冩 - Painted by Zhāng Jùnxiān
儁先冩之 - This was painted by Jùnxiān
The material is woven silk. Because raw silk is non-absorbent it needs to be treated in a process
called sizing. A solution of glue and alum is used to make ink and pigments to stick to the silk.
A square white layer of pigment was applied to the back side at the seal for better clarity.