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Dunham Massey, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
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Embroidered mat. One of four mat. Fabric, from centre, a. blue silk satin weave; embroidery, ivory, green, yellow, peach, coral, black floss silks in satin and stem stitch and laid work; design, female figure with fan, magnolia, bamboo shoot and butterfly; b. silk braid, ivory, green, pink, blue and coral indented one side, applied; c. plaited cord silk, yellow and green applied; d. bronze silk satin band applied; e. plaited silk cord, black and ivory applied; f. silk braid, green ivory and coral, indented one side, applied; g. ivory silk satin weave, embroidery, black, green, bronze, yellow, blue, peach, coral floss silks; h. silk braid, black, ivory and coral, indented one side, applied; i. plaited silk, coral and ivory applied; j. blue satin weave as edging; lining, fragment of paper; structure, curved octagon, handsewn.