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Pale yellow and black satin on which are embroidered designs of birds and flowers with pink, blue, gray, brown, yellow and green silk, and gold and silver thread.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Henry P. Sturgis

Chinese, 1870–80


Height x width: (bag) 3 1/4 x 2 3/4 in. (8.3 x 7 cm) Tassles: 12"

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Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk


Textiles and Fashion Arts