Bedspread

Chinese for European market
17th century


Object Place: China (for European market)

Dimensions

233 x 250 cm (91 3/4 x 98 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

01.6268

Medium or Technique

Silk embroidered with gold metallic thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pink satin on which is couched with paper gold and white cord, a design of flowers, birds and animals. In the center is a circle with a dentated edge, enclosing a crowned double-headeed eagle.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Arthur Croft—The Gardner Brewer Collection