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Bedspread

Bedspread

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1750-1800 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chen, Mingliang (Mr)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered silk

  • Museum number:

    495-1894

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Bedspread made of white silk, embroidered in coloured silks and gold thread; in the centre are two phoenixes surrounded by lions and deer on a background of flowers and fruits. The gold thread is made of yellow silk bound with gilt paper.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

ca. 1750-1800 (made)

Artist/maker

Chen, Mingliang (Mr)

Materials and Techniques

Embroidered silk

Dimensions

Width: 2240 mm Top edge, Weight: 17 kg weight of textile stored on roller and support pole, Width: 2220 mm Bottom edge, Length: 2680 mm Proper right, Length: 2690 mm Proper left

Descriptive line

Bedspread, embroidery on silk, China, Qing dynasty, ca. 1750-1800

Labels and date

Bedspread
Embroidery on silk
1750-1800 [1987]

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Embroidering

Subjects depicted

Phoenix; Flowers; Lions; Deer; Fruit

Categories

Textiles; Furnishing Fabric

Collection

East Asia Collection

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