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Embroidery Sample


Artist Unknown (Miao)


Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Embroidery Sample, Artist Unknown (Miao)
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Medium: Textiles, Textiles-Surface Ornamentation (Do Not U | Cotton, silk
Size: 16 x 82 1/4 in. (40.64 x 208.92 cm)
Creation Place: China, Shandu
Culture: Miao, China
Physical Description: eleven scalloped octagons with delicately embroidered pictograms on off-white long narrow panel; octagons separated by two embroidered triangles; banded on three sides by 2-1/2" black band and 1-1/4" brown tape; top is selvedge; some embroidery is silk th
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: 2004.67.494
Added to Site: March 1, 2009