Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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costume panel
  • China
  • costume panel, late 1800s or early 1900s, Qing dynasty
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, cotton, gold-wrapped thread, ribbon
  • Paper Type: seed, couching
  • Object Length/Width: Wide end 79 x 70 cm
    Object Length/Width: Narrow end 79 x 13 cm
    Object Length/Width: Wide end 31 1/8 x 27 1/2 in
    Object Length/Width: Narrow end 31 1/8 x 5 1/8 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1063
Description

Irregularly shaped beige or cream-colored damask panel with Peking knot flowers, black silk and braid border, and gold couched threads outlining flowers. It has embroidery on off-white damask ground. There are applied ribbons with narrow cotton band extending past edges of fabric at one end. Pair with 00.1064.