Piece of embroidery
Chinese, for the English market
Object Place: China
71.6 x 73.3 cm (28 3/16 x 28 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Piece, irregular rectangle. Cream-colored ribbed silk, embroidered with polychrome silk yarns. Light, airy design shows very slender flowering vines meandering over surface. Between these, single sprigs and small bouquets tied with ribbons. Part of narrow, flat, yellow selvedge at either side. A few small gray and brown stains.
Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.
Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend