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Pendant

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    19th Century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin with embroidery in silks and gold thread

  • Credit Line:

    Bequeathed by Mrs G. B. Roberts

  • Museum number:

    1558-1902

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Pendant ornament of white satin, embroidered with blue, black and white silks and gold thread. In the form of a flower-basket. The embroidered pattern consist of peonies and other flowers, with bats, and scroll ornament. There is a narrow tape loop above of plaited yellow silk for suspension, and below a long tassel of crimson silk with a glass bead. Padded with cotton wool.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

19th Century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin with embroidery in silks and gold thread

Dimensions

Length: 14.25 in including tassel, Width: 2.875 in

Object history note

Registered File number 27847/1902, 91032/1902.

Descriptive line

Pendant ornament, silk satin with embroidery in silks and gold thread, China, Qing dynasty, 19th Century

Materials

Silk (textile); Silk thread; Gold thread; Cotton fibre; Glass

Techniques

Satin weave; Embroidered; Padding (process)

Subjects depicted

Flowers; Baskets; Bats

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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