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Table frontal

Red satin ground on which is embroidered with gold thread, a design of peonies, fruit, butterflies, etc. Parts of the design are detailed with peacock's feathers and spangles. Lined with blue cotton.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Accession Number

11.158

Medium or Technique

Satin embroidered with gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles