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pair of borders
  • China
  • pair of borders, 1800s or early 1900s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, gold thread, embroidering, satin
  • Paper Type: satin, couching
  • Object Length/Width: 106 x 34.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 41 3/4 x 13 9/16 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1067

Pair of embroidered borders that are decorated with flowers and butterflies on blue satin ground. Each border is embroidered on a wider length of blue satin, probably designed to be cut from the fabric before use. The two panels are stitched together.