Place of origin
ChinaOrder this image
Dunham Massey, Cheshire (Accredited Museum)
On show at
Not on show
Embroidered mat. One of four mat. Fabric, from centre, a. blue silk satin weave; embroidery, yellow, green, peach, peach, cream, ivory, black, mushroom, bronze floss silks in satin and stem stitch , gilt wound on red core couched; design, two female figures within scene; b. silk plaited cord, yellow and black, applied; c. peach satin weave applied; d. silk plaited silk cord, black and ivory applied; e. silk braid, green ivory and coral, indented one side, applied; f. ivory silk satin weave, embroidery, coral red, peach, bronze, yellow, two shades green, pink, blue, black floss silks in satin stem and laid work; design includes vase, flowers, fan and butterflies; g. silk braid, black, ivory and coral, indented one side, applied; h. plaited silk, coral and ivory applied; i. blue silk satin weave as edging; lining, paper; structure, curved octagon, handsewn.