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sleeve border
  • China
  • sleeve border, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk and gold-wrapped thread, embroidering
  • Paper Type: seed, couching
  • Length/Width/Depth: to folded edges 62 x 9 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: to folded edges 24 1/4 x 3 1/2 in
  • Gift of Rose K. Auerbach
  • Not on display
  • 1967.0045

Embroidered sleeve border that is decorated with a peony in a central urn surrounded by flowers on blue crepe ground with damask patterning. It is embroidered with blue, red, gold and green thread.