Bedcover

Chinese for the European or American market
Late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Length x width: 88 1/2 x 72 1/2 in (224.8 x 184.2cm)

Accession Number

1976.36

Medium or Technique

Silk satin; embroidered with silk in New England laid, stem and knot stitches

On View

Angelica Lloyd Russell Gallery (Gallery 142)

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Central floral medallion and field and border of flowers. Polychrome silk yarns worked primarily in surface satin stitch on yellow silk satin ground, with silk fringe. Faded, stained.

Provenance

Purchase
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection