A group of four embroidered silk accessories, including a fan case and two pouches worked in counted stitch and a pouch worked in knotted stitch
Lot 5002
A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period
Sold for US$ 9,375 inc. premium
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A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period A group of four embroidered silk accessories Late Qing/Republic period
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Property from the Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
A group of four embroidered silk accessories
Late Qing/Republic period
Each embroidered in polychrome silk threads: the first a fan case in counted stitch with circular and rectangular shou medallions set against intricate diaper patterns above a dissolved lishui border at the base; the second a purse in counted stitch displaying 'One Hundred Antiques' on a turquoise ground; the third a purse in counted stitch with dissolved dragon scrolls in shades of blue on a scarlet ground; the fourth a purse embroidered in knotted stitch with brightly hued flowers on a turquoise ground.
12in (30.5cm) length of fan case
4 1/2 to 5 1/4in (11.5 to 3.5cm) width of purses

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  • Provenance:
    gift of Colonel John and Mrs. Mary Young
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