Six Fabric and Embroidered Floral Accessories, China, 19th/20th century, a fragment of navy silk gauze woven with crane roundels; an embroidered lobed collar with twenty-three lobes, embellished with various flowers and fruits in "forbidden stitch" and couched gold thread, in shades of pink and green, a narrow floral border at the collar; two embroidered floral rectangles with various butterflies surrounded by blue peonies and prunus blossoms, on a yellow silk ground in satin stitch; an embroidered floral rectangle with various flowers and insects in blue and gold on a cream silk ground, seed stitch and couched gold thread; and an embroidered floral rectangle with butterflies and peonies on a dark blue silk ground, with similarly toned border, fabric 32 1/4 x 60, embroidery size to 13 3/4 x 8 1/2 in.
The Jim Dixon Collection, to benefit the Krishnamurti Foundation of America
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