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Pendant for bed

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1890s


Object Place: China

Dimensions

167.2 x 24.9 cm (65 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.142

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread, reverse appliquéd

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Pendant for bed, possibly for theatre, of pink silk satin with design of basket, peonies, bats and other auspicious symbols embroidered with orange and black silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread, accented with framed mirrors discs; on one end is a border of blue satin reverse appliqué with an openwork design, through which the pink satin background is visible; edged with black silk satin. See 11.111.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection