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Woman's Vest

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin and stem stitches; chinese knots and couching; padded; inner tape: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weave; button loops: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal buttons.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin and stem stitches; chinese knots and couching; padded; inner tape: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weave; button loops: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal buttons.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1800/25

Artist:

Manchu
China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Manchu

Title

Woman's Vest

Place

China (Object made in)

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Made 1800–1825

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk in satin, single satin and stem stitches; Chinese knots and couching; padded; inner tape: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning wefts; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weave; button loops: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal buttons

Dimensions

52 × 68.8 cm (20 1/2 × 27 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Gaylord Donnelley in memory of Miss Naomi Donnelley

Reference Number

1991.806

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