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tab ornament
  • China
  • tab ornament, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, gold-wrapped thread, embroidering
  • Paper Type: counted satin, couching
  • Object Length/Width: 39.37 x 22.86 cm
    Object Length/Width: 15 1/2 x 9 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2319
Description
Exhibitions

Shaped tab ornament that is decorated with embroidered designs of a boy on a dragon, attendants, floral and geometric motifs. It has embroidery with applied braid, knotted netting and tassels on concealed ground.