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Fragment (For a Curtain)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in surface satin stitches; laid work and couching.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in surface satin stitches; laid work and couching.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1675/1725

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Culture

Manchu

Title

Fragment (For a Curtain)

Origin

China

Date

Made 1675–1725

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk in surface satin stitches; laid work and couching

Dimensions

218.2 × 160.1 cm (85 7/8 × 63 in.)

Credit Line

Bequest of Russell Tyson

Reference Number

1964.1031

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