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Pendant for bed

Pendant for bed, possibly for theatre, 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 of blue satin reverse appliqué with...

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Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1890s

Object Place

China

Accession Number

11.142

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles