Pair of fifth rank military officer's bear squares. Satin stitch on blue-black satin; waves in split satin stich; a few Peking knots in the flowers. As a variation on a bear, the animal is whitish instead of blue, but has the usual shape. Greek fret border.
Purchased from J. S. Letcher, 1952
[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. 71
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