Duck square for wife of official. In satin stitch on light background of same; back and legs of bird couched filling, water in stem satin stitch; berries on the Nandina plant at side in Peking knot. Unsplit probably for use on a mourning robe. Border of Greek fret of couched twisted green threads between threads of couched gold.
Purchased from J. S. Letcher
[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: No. 3, p. 67
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