Description & Technical information

The ivory silk satin ground is embroidered with floss silks in stem stitch, with a central mask in two strapwork cartouches surrounded by cupids, birds and flowers within three narrow and three wider borders containing acanthus leaves, birds, flowers, sphinxes, masks and squirrels.

Date:   Late 17th / early 18th century
Period:  1600-1750, 17th century, 18th century
Origin:  China, Macau
Medium: Ivory silk satin
Dimensions: 271 x 236 cm (106³/₄ x 92⁷/₈ inches)
Categories: Oriental and Asian Art, Textiles