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Pendant for bed

Pendant for bed, possibly for theater, of pink silk satin with design of basket, peonies, bats and other auspicious symbols embroidered with orange and black silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread, accented with framed mirrors discs; on one end is a border in reverse appliqué of blue satin...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1890s

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Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread, reverse appliquéd


Textiles and Fashion Arts