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Piece of embroidery

Chinese (for the Western market)
20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

173 x 156 cm (68 1/8 x 61 7/16 in.); Legacy dimension: 1.56 x 1.73

Accession Number

11.161

Medium or Technique

Silk; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bright blue silk embroidered with violet, pink, yellow, green, white and brown silk. The ground is covered with curving stems bearing flowers and buds. In each corner is a house, and a man and woman(?) surrounded by flowers.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection