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.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Mrs. Bliss Knapp
Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880–1900
Overall: 80.5 x 13.5 cm (31 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread
Textiles and Fashion Arts