Pendant for bed
Object Place: China
167.2 x 24.9 cm (65 13/16 x 9 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread, reverse appliquéd
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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.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Denman Waldo Ross Collection