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Object Number: 43-12-118
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 18th Century - 1943
Early Date: 1700
Late Date: 1943
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Cotton
Gold Thread
Technique:Embroidered
Couched
Iconography:Butterflies
Credit Line:Bequest of Mrs. Frances E. (Harry) Markoe, 1943

Description

Yellow silk bound with black silk. Seams covered with black silk. Stylized floral designs and butterflies in white and colors: rose, blue, green, and purple. Backed with coarse blue cotton.


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