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Table cover

Description

Cream silk faille. Large-scale overall silk embroidery of roses, chrysanthemums, wisteria and lilies in white, pink, lavender and yellow with pale olive leaves. All rising from bed of olive grasses. Edged all around with white silk cord; looped at corners. Pale yellow silk back.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Embroidered in coral silk at lower right corners: [oriental characters]
Material
embroidering
faille
silk (textile)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Chrysanthemum
Embroidered
embroidering
Faille
faille
Floral
floral patterns
flower (plant material)
flowers (plants)
Lily Pad
Rose
rose (genus)
Silk
silk (textile)
table carpets
table linens
THROW, TABLE
Wisteria
Dimensions
87 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1965.48
GUSN
8879

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