Floral motifs, ribbons, Daoist fans, etc. in polychrome floss silk and gilt mulberry yarns. Printed and stencilled floral motifs on the white linen ground. Undulating interwoven wire added to field and border. Good condition.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection
Japanese, 19th century
161.5 x 135.5 cm (63 9/16 x 53 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Floss silk and gilt mulberry yarns embroidered on linen, printed and stencilled motifs on linen ground, cotton trim, gold-colored metallic thread braided trim, and cotton backing