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In the center: lotus and bamboo with cranes, a heron, sparrows, a king-fisher, butterflies and a frog. Border of various flowers and berries. Padded satin stitch in pink, lavender, blue, orange, brown, green, etc. on pale yellow satin ground.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William Leonard Benedict

Chinese, 20th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

142 x 168 cm (55 7/8 x 66 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

43.183

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles