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Textiles. Mandarin Square. Unknown maker, China. Peacock feather on pheasant's head. Satin stitch, stem stitch, couched stitch, hem stitch, and laid work. Peacock perched on rock against a background of sky, clouds and waves, set in a wave and mountain border, with lucky symbols, clouds and a red sun above. Silk and metallic embroidery on satin - blues, greens, beige, white, red and gold. Length, whole, 29 cm, width, whole, 28.5 cm, circa 1700-circa 1799. Chinese. Acquisition Credit: Given by Mrs. Soame Jenyns, in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Soame Jenyns.