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  • China
  • pocket, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, embroidering, ribbon
  • Paper Type: counted satin stitch
  • Length/Width/Depth: 48 x 15 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 18 3/4 x 5 3/4 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1070

Long embroidered pocket with geometric designs in a grid on one side and flowers on the other, interrupted by horizontal embroidered bands of dense blue and white flowers. It has embroidery with applied ribbon on concealed ground.