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Scarf

Museum number:
9-21245
Permalink:
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Alternate number:
III - 12 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4697
Object count:
1
Description:
Red silk scarf. Woven in one piece. Double gold thread shot through at ends and again over the waffle pattern in two, then three, then again two rows. Patterned silk reversibly embroidered in shades of blue and silver in satin stitch. A variety of flowers and squash around a peony, with slight differences on the two ends. Overall length: 119 cm; width at set of gold threads: 36 cm.
Donor:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection place:
Peking, Beijing province, China
Verbatim coll. place:
China. Given to Ilse Fang in Peking by Erich Wolters, antique dealer.
Culture or time period:
Chinese
Collector:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection date:
1943
Materials:
Embroidery and Silk
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Production date:
ca. 1900
Accession date:
December 15, 1998
Context of use:
c. 1900. May be scarf or sash to tie pants with (Fide: Ilse Fang, in accession papers, and on 8/28/2001.)
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
Dimensions:
length 119 centimeters and width 36 centimeters
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