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Embroidered handscroll

Deep brownish-yellow satin ground. In the middle is a design of a flowering cherry tree, bamboo, flowers, birds and butterflies, worked with brownish yellow, brown, green and blue silk. On one end are Chinese characters worked with brownish-yellow silk, on the other end similar ones worked with...

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Provenance

Lent by Denman W. Ross, October 24, 1913. Returned Aug. 12, 1915. Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, 1870–80

Object Place

China

Accession Number

17.659

Medium or Technique

Plain-weave silk embroidered with floss silks

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles