Chinese, 18th century

One of a pair of silk cuffs from a Chinese robe embroidered with forbidden stitch (very small silk thread knots similar to french knots) on celadon silk brocade; also couched stitching, embroidered with silk threads; with appliqu├ęd motifs added by blue forbidden stitch knots.
42 x 7.125 in (106.7 x 18.1 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Alice Beer