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Description
Rectangle of dark green damask heavily embroidered in bright polychrome silks in design of two spotted dogs amid stylized cloud forms. The dogs' eyes are of couched gold (wound on thread core); a border of couched gold (gilt paper on heavy thread) surrounds the picture, which resembles a Chinese rank badge. Backed with paper and lined with thin blue silk.
Credit Line
Gift of the estate of Mrs. Lathrop Colgate Harper
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
1900–1957
Accession Number
1957-180-97
made in
Korea
Medium
Medium: silk, metallic threads Technique: embroidered
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
Type
embroidery & stitching
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