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Cut Out Motif (Needlework)

A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in knot stitches; laid work and couching; cut and glued to paper support.
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  • A work made of silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in knot stitches; laid work and couching; cut and glued to paper support.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 19th century

Artist:

China

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Title

Cut Out Motif (Needlework)

Origin

China

Date

Made 1801–1900

Medium

Silk, plain weave; embroidered with silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in knot stitches; laid work and couching; cut and glued to paper support

Dimensions

18 × 18.5 cm (7 1/8 × 7 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward H. Ziff

Reference Number

1972.375

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