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Sleeve cuffs

Museum number:
9-21298
Permalink:
ark:/21549/hm21090021298
Alternate number:
III 9 (original number)
Accession number:
Acc.4697
Object count:
1
Description:
Sleeve cuffs; black cotton embroidery on glazed, cerulian-shad cotton; pattern: alternating butterflies and eight pointed flowers; outside border: alternating hanging four pointed flowers and the Chinese character “tian” (Heaven). 34.5 x 6 cm. From first half of 20th century, fide Ilse Fang.
Donor:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection place:
Peking, Beijing province, China
Verbatim coll. place:
China; Peking. Purchased in Peking flea market.
Culture or time period:
Chinese
Collector:
Ilse Martin Fang
Collection date:
1942
Materials:
Cotton (textile) and Embroidery
Object type:
ethnography
Function:
2.2 Personal Adornments and Accoutrements
Production date:
First half of 20th century
Accession date:
December 15, 1998
Context of use:
Color scheme and pattern suggest use by an elderly woman, Fide: Ilse Fang.
Department:
Cat. 9 - Asia (incl. Russia east of Urals)
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