Embroidery (China), 18th century

  • Year: 18th century
  • Location: China

Dark blue satin embroidered and couched with stylized rolling wave design with curling crests; dots, grouped pearls (?), within the waves. In greens, blues, and white, outlined and accented with gold. Lined with salmon pink satin now faded. Five satin button-loops on each band and five small round hollow brass buttons.

Embroidery (China), 18th century; satin, silk, metallic threads; H x W: 22.5 x 8 cm (8 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.); 1955-67-5-a

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