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Juyi-shaped ornament
  • China
  • Juyi-shaped ornament, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • damask, satin, silk, gold thread, wire, paper, embroidering
  • Paper Type: couching, satin
  • Object Length/Width: 53.5 x 11.5 cm
    Object Length/Width: 21 x 4 1/2 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1199

Juyi-shaped ornament that is decorated with embroidery with an applied cord, pompoms, leaves, and butterfly on satin ground. The butterfly is layered paper covered with fabric and gold leaf. The pompoms appear as fruit on attached embroidered leaves on red damask ground.