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Chinese Butterflies Embroidered Zip-Around Case

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Price: $25.00
Member Price: $22.50

Item# 80-015656 







Description

The butterflies embroidered on this exquisite zip-around case are adapted from an early nineteenth-century coverlet made in China for the American market (probably Canton, ca. 1830). Skillfully embroidered in polychrome silks, the crimson silk coverlet features a field of varied butterflies fluttering around a basket of flowers, deep borders of garden scenes, and fringe on all four sides.

Silk. Multipurpose pockets. 4 1/2''H x 7''W.

  • Silk
  • Multipurpose pockets
  • 4 1/2''H x 7''W

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Description

The butterflies embroidered on this exquisite zip-around case are adapted from an early nineteenth-century coverlet made in China for the American market (probably Canton, ca. 1830). Skillfully embroidered in polychrome silks, the crimson silk coverlet features a field of varied butterflies fluttering around a basket of flowers, deep borders of garden scenes, and fringe on all four sides.

Silk. Multipurpose pockets. 4 1/2''H x 7''W.





  • Silk
  • Multipurpose pockets
  • 4 1/2''H x 7''W


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