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Embroidery

Museum number:
9-23397
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Alternate number:
ACW China #3 (previous number (collector's original number))
Accession number:
Acc.4804
Object count:
1
Description:
Hanging, central panel ground pink with black cross stitch-like embroidery featuring birds, floral, and architectural forms, bordered on three sides with green ribbon in zigzag pattern - folded in right angles and further edged on three sides with embroidered 11 cm border of moths and flowers designs, cream ground. Top indigo band possibly used for hanging.
Donor:
Anne Connell Wilson
Collection place:
Kaili, Guizhou province, Southwest China
Culture or time period:
Miao
Collector:
Anne Connell Wilson
Collection date:
May 2003
Materials:
Embroidery and Textile materials
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Accession date:
March 6, 2017
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
whole— width 92 centimeters, whole— depth 0.4 centimeters, and whole— length 56 centimeters
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