Overall: 20 x 46.5 cm (7 7/8 x 18 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Cotton and silk; embroidery
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Loose tabby-woven cotton ground. Wide band of embroidery shows flowering golden branches bearing pink, blue and orange blossoms and green leaves. Silks are worked in stem filling stitches. Two types of gold thread: gilded silver wire wound on beige silk core, and broad, flat gilded silver wire, both worked in satin stitch. Along two sides, a silver edging.
Bequest from Charles Henry Parker