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Fan with decoration of storytellers and a garden scene

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Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Sturgis

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Dimensions

Overall: 27.4 x 27.8cm (10 13/16 x 10 15/16in.) Other (Overall): 29 x 29cm (11 7/16 x 11 7/16in.) Other (Including handle): 43.8cm (17 1/4in.)

Accession Number

92.2718a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidery with painted ivory elements; Embroidery and carved shell applique with kingfisher feathers

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Textiles