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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 79

    AN EMBROIDERED ROUNDEL FROM A MANCHU NOBLEWOMAN'S SURCOAT

    EARLY 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN EMBROIDERED ROUNDEL FROM A MANCHU NOBLEWOMAN'S SURCOAT
    EARLY 19TH CENTURY
    Finely couched in gold-wrapped thread in the center with a shuangxi (Double Happiness) symbol, surrounded by two butterflies and peony scroll bearing lush blossoms, all worked in counted stitch in shades of pink, coral, green, blue, yellow, mauve, white and black on a midnight-blue ground
    11¾ in. (30 cm.) diam., mounted


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