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Mandarin Square: T.71-1977

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Silk and metallic embroidery on satin - blues, greens, beige, white, red and gold. 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.

Legal notes

Given by Mrs. Soame Jenyns, in accordance with the wishes of her late husband, Soame Jenyns

Measurements and weight

Length: 29 cm
Width: 28.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1977-03-08) by Jenyns, Soame, Mrs.

Dating

18th century
Circa 1700 CE - Circa 1799 CE

School or Style

Chinese

Materials used in production

Satin

Identification numbers

Accession number: T.71-1977
Primary reference Number: 190400
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Created: Thursday 29 November 2012 Updated: Monday 13 May 2019 Last processed: Wednesday 24 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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