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Coverlet

A work made of silk, satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in chinese knot, eyelet, feather, satin, single satin, split and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; underlined with linen, plain weave; lined with cotton plain weave; edged with silk plain weave paired warp.
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  • A work made of silk, satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in chinese knot, eyelet, feather, satin, single satin, split and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; underlined with linen, plain weave; lined with cotton plain weave; edged with silk plain weave paired warp.

Date:

Ming dynasty (1368–1644)/ Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Mid–17th century

Artist:

China

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Title

Coverlet

Origin

China

Date

Made 1625–1675

Medium

Silk, satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in Chinese knot, eyelet, feather, satin, single satin, split and stem stitches; laidwork and couching; underlined with linen, plain weave; lined with cotton plain weave; edged with silk plain weave paired warp

Dimensions

263.2 × 222.2 cm (103 5/8 × 87 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the James D. Tigerman Estate

Reference Number

2004.916

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