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Border

Border

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    before 1901 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Satin silk with embroidery in silks

  • Museum number:

    1644H-1901

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Border of red silk satin, embroidered with coloured silks. It has a pattern of three baskets of flowers. Round the piece runs a narrow band of interlaced scrolls, swastikas and rosettes.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

before 1901 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Satin silk with embroidery in silks

Dimensions

Length: 43 in, Width: 10 in

Object history note

Purchased, £1 10s. (1644 to H-1901 together with 1645 to G-1901). Registered File number 31783/1901.

Descriptive line

Border, red satin silk with embroidery in silks, China

Materials

Silk (textile); Silk thread

Techniques

Satin weave; Embroidered

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Rosettes; Scrollwork; Swastikas

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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