Needleloop embroidery of silk, gold paper, and gold thread on silk satin damask
Overall: 8 1/2 x 10 1/4 in. (21.6 x 26cm)
Mount: 13 3/4 x 15 1/2 in. (34.9 x 39.4 cm)
Purchase, Joseph E. Hotung Gift, 1987
Not on view
Gold sparkles through small, geometric patterns imposed on a design of flowers and a butterfly. This combination of geometric patterns and embroidered designs is one of the hallmarks of needleloop embroidery.