Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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hanging
  • China
  • hanging, 1900s
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, gold-wrapped thread, embroidering, satin
  • Paper Type: satin, couching
  • Object Length/Width: 104.5 x 55 cm
    Object Length/Width: 60 3/4 x 21 1/2 in
  • Gift of Cooper Union through Oberlin College?
  • Not on display
  • 1954.0344
Description

Embroidered hanging with a a red silk satin panel with couched embroidery in metallic gold and blue silk satin stitch.There is an elephant and a smoking cauldron in the center with a metallic border in a repeat geometric pattern.