University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 43-12-117
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Credit Line:Bequest of Mrs. Frances E. (Harry) Markoe, 1943

Description

Dark blue silk. In two overlapping sections, with cotton waistband. With black silk binding and covering seams. Embroidered, partly in couched-on technique, in gold bullion, white, yellow, and shades of blue, purple, and rose and green silk. Design of dragon, birds and clouds in four wide panels; design of birds, flowers and clouds in eight narrow panels. Lined with rose silk with woven conventionalized floral pattern.


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