University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: C478
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1911
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Lotus
Length: 134.3cm
Width: 99.2cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. G. Moore, 1926

Description

Imperial embroidered table cloth with lotus. Twill with embroidered motifs in satin stitch, couching stitch (used for gold borders), and knotting stitch (used for centers of flowers). Backing is satin damask.


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