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[Piece of] Embroidery

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Red satin ground; the design of peonies, cherry blossoms and five butterflies, is worked with blue, green, black and white silk and gold thread.

Provenance

Lent by Denman W. Ross, Oct. 24, 1913 Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 19.7 cm (13 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.498

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with floss silk and gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles