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Blue Floral Fish and Butterfly Chinese Silk Panel Embroidery

Dublin Core

Identifier

VC2017015

Title

Blue Floral Fish and Butterfly Chinese Silk Panel Embroidery

Description

Two-paneled, mirrored tapestry on robin's-egg-blue silk brocade; embroidery depicts fish below a square pavilion on the bottom; various coral and teal flowers in the middle and upper portions, with butterflies at the top. The panels are tacked together at five locations along the center.

Subject

Clothing and dress

Extent

other measurements: 7.75 (width), 3.5 (width of individual panel)

Medium

brocade
silk

Type

Physical Object

Rights

http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/

Rights Holder

© Vassar College Costume Collection. Images in this collection may be used for teaching, classroom presentation, and research purposes only. For other reuse, reproduction and publication of these images, contact costumeshop@vassar.edu.

Costume Item Type Metadata

Source Identifier

VC2017015

Cataloguer with Date

Rachel Wallace 2017-03-31

Color Main

blue

Color Secondary

coral

Technique

embroidering

A

Tapestry

Dimensions Other

7.75 (width), 3.5 (width of individual panel)

Dimensions All

other measurements: 7.75 (width), 3.5 (width of individual panel)

Classification

costume
clothing

Condition Term

very good

Condition

Fraying

Repository

Vassar College Costume Collection, Drama Department, 124 Raymond Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

Work Type

tapestry

Pattern

floral patterns
Related Items:
2017015-001.JPG

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