[Piece of] Embroidery

Chinese
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 34.3 x 19.7 cm (13 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

15.498

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with floss silk and gold-wrapped threads

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Red satin ground; the design of peonies, cherry blossoms and five butterflies, is worked with blue, green, black and white silk and gold thread.

Provenance

Lent by Denman W. Ross, Oct. 24, 1913
Transferred from the Department of Asiatic Art

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection