Panel (Furnishing Fabric)

A work made of rectangular embroidered tablecover. satin stitch and stem stitch and very slight couching on satin ground. colors of salmon, green, blue, yellow, maroon, gold, with narrow yellow edge.

rectangular embroidered tablecover. satin stitch and stem stitch and very slight couching on satin ground. center panel: quadrisymmetrical design of lotus-peony scroll with i magnolia branch and flying bats. flowers and bats in graded shades of salmon pink. foliage  in shades of green and blue. yellow ground. border: on maroon colored satin cut on the bias; fancy gold fish, water weeds, rocks and occasional flowers and butterflies in shades of yellow, salmon, green and blue. scales on goldfish couched with gold. narrow yellow edge on outside and black edgs on inside of border. pale salmon lining, fancy simple cloth, suastika design.
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  • A work made of rectangular embroidered tablecover. satin stitch and stem stitch and very slight couching on satin ground. colors of salmon, green, blue, yellow, maroon, gold, with narrow yellow edge.

rectangular embroidered tablecover. satin stitch and stem stitch and very slight couching on satin ground. center panel: quadrisymmetrical design of lotus-peony scroll with i magnolia branch and flying bats. flowers and bats in graded shades of salmon pink. foliage  in shades of green and blue. yellow ground. border: on maroon colored satin cut on the bias; fancy gold fish, water weeds, rocks and occasional flowers and butterflies in shades of yellow, salmon, green and blue. scales on goldfish couched with gold. narrow yellow edge on outside and black edgs on inside of border. pale salmon lining, fancy simple cloth, suastika design.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1800/50

Artist:

China

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Title

Panel (Furnishing Fabric)

Origin

China

Date

1800–1850

Medium

Rectangular embroidered tablecover. Satin stitch and stem stitch and very slight couching on satin ground. Colors of salmon, green, blue, yellow, maroon, gold, with narrow yellow edge. Rectangular embroidered tablecover. Satin stitch and stem stitch and very slight couching on satin ground. Center panel: quadrisymmetrical design of lotus-peony scroll with I magnolia branch and flying bats. Flowers and bats in graded shades of salmon pink. Foliage in shades of green and blue. Yellow ground. Border: on maroon colored satin cut on the bias; fancy gold fish, water weeds, rocks and occasional flowers and butterflies in shades of yellow, salmon, green and blue. Scales on goldfish couched with gold. Narrow yellow edge on outside and black edgs on inside of border. Pale salmon lining, fancy simple cloth, suastika design

Dimensions

87 × 38 cm (34 1/4 × 15 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Orientals

Reference Number

1930.491

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