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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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Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

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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