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Panel of embroidery (one of two)

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Two panels, cream white satin with delicate symmetrical floral pattern, and bird worked with several shades of pink, pinkish-orange, yellow, green, and blue silk in satin stitch, each panel framed with narrow border of undulating flowering vine; stained.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mabel Sturgis and Maud Haynes-Smith, in memory of their father, John Hubbard Sturgis

Chinese, second half of 18th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 73 x 243.8 cm (28 3/4 x 96 in.)

Accession Number

48.1305b

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery with polychrome silk threads on silk satin ground

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles