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Mandarin Square

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Native Name:
P'u-Fang
P'u-Tze
Object Number:
52-23-111A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Chinese
Provenience:
China (uncertain)
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Technique:
Embroidered
Description:
Not actual official square; for bridal or funeral robe; moon in place of sun. Technically interesting with satin stitch-straight and appliqueed); Peking knot, chain stitch (trunk of tree), split stitch (waves), etc.
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. S. Letcher

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