Panel of embroidery (one of two)

Chinese (for European market)
second half of 18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

72.3 x 265 cm (28 7/16 x 104 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

48.1305a

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery with polychrome silk threads on silk satin ground

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Two panels, cream white satin with delicate symmetrical floral pattern, and bird worked with several shades of pink, pinkish-orange, yellow, green, and blue silk in satin stitch, each panel framed with narrow border of undulating flowering vine; stained.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Mabel Sturgis and Maud Haynes-Smith, in memory of their father, John Hubbard Sturgis