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Embroidery Sample


Artist Unknown (Miao)


Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Embroidery Sample, Artist Unknown (Miao)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton
Size: 36 1/2 x 35 1/2 in. (92.71 x 90.17 cm)
Creation Place: China, Taijiang, Ge minority
Culture: Miao, China, Taijiang
Physical Description: geometric embroidery with human figures in 2 x 2 1/8" squares on black separated by bands of stars 1 1/2" wide; 3 1/2" indigo border; embroidery colors white, pink, blue, green and red
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ruth Ann Dayton Chinese Room Endowment Fund, The Suzanne S. Roberts Fund for Asian Art, and The Helen Jones Fund for Asian Art
Accession Number: 2004.67.265
Added to Site: March 1, 2009