Panel, small, of faded red satin made from two pieces, the upper acting as valance. Both embroidered in satin stitch and couched laid work in colored silks, and in both pieces the embroidery is unfinished. Both pieces edged with much worn blue and black brocade surmounted with narrow blue and white braid and gold and blue gimp. Lining and heading of pale yellow China silk, pieced. Probably used on small altar or shrine

Table Frontal, 19th century

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Details
Title
Table Frontal
Role
Artist
Accession Number
35.7.184
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Panel, small, of faded red satin made from two pieces, the upper acting as valance. Both embroidered in satin stitch and couched laid work in colored silks, and in both pieces the embroidery is unfinished. Both pieces edged with much worn blue and black brocade surmounted with narrow blue and white braid and gold and blue gimp. Lining and heading of pale yellow China silk, pieced. Probably used on small altar or shrine