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Pair of sleeve facings

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Pair of sleeve facings with design of sprays of peonies embroidered in satin stitch in pink, white, blue, green and purple and couched with gold-wrapped thread on a red silk satin ground.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880–1900

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 80.5 x 13.5 cm (31 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.50.27a-b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes