Circular medallion from Emperor's robe. Five-clawed winged dragon (ying) chasing pearl. Waves have two rocks jutting upwards and flowers are floating on a gold colored background. Satin stitch used. Border has three bands of silk. Blue backing.
Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Chinese New Year Festival (1997 - 1997)
[Article] Cammann, Schuyler. 1953. Chinese Mandarin Squares: Brief Catalogue of the Lechter Collection. The University Museum Bulletin. 17 (3): pp. 2-73. : Page/Fig./Plate: Figure 17, No. 1, p. 61
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