Mandarin Square


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 92-1-48A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Date Made 19th Century - Early 20th Century
Section Asian
Materials Silk

Patch of disembodied embroidery found with a group of paper fragments. White bird standing with wings spread. The beak, legs and feet are orange-red. The tail has orange-red and green touches. The eye is a mint green color with a blue pupil. Three pointed crest also in white on his head. The area between the feathers, beak and toes is a bright blue. Possibly part of a Mandarin Square, C457.

Height 12 cm
Width 11 cm
Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1992

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