Embroidery
China.  Mid-19th century

Embroidery on silk satin.  Gold couching, satin stitch and extremely fine Peking stitch ("Forbidden Stitch").  Mounted with ribbon and brocade borders.  12"x 14."  Embroidery only:  8"x 10." This was probably a skirt panel originally.  The intricate stitching is astonishing.   The panel is in excellent condition....$385 

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MARLA MALLETT

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