Panel of embroidery (one of two)
Chinese (for European market)
second half of 18th century
Object Place: China
72.3 x 265 cm (28 7/16 x 104 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk; embroidery with polychrome silk threads on silk satin ground
Not On View
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.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Mabel Sturgis and Maud Haynes-Smith, in memory of their father, John Hubbard Sturgis