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[Piece of] embroidery

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Plum colored satin ground; borders of conventional flowers and leaves, and two medallions embroidered with french knots, and plum-colored silk. This apron has never been made up.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of J. W. Paige

Chinese, second half of the 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

77 x 76 cm (30 5/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1104

Medium or Technique

Silk satin with silk embroidery and white pigment

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes