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Chair strip

Red satin ground on which is couched, with gold thread and light blue silk, a design of peonies, butterflies and bats.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Accession Number

11.157

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with gold-wrapped and silk threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles