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Mandarin Square

Object Number:52-23-111B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China (uncertain)
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Bird
Credit Line:Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952

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.

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