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Sample of embroidery on a cream satin silk textile. The multicoloured embroidery depicts a landscape from the foreground to the distance in 5 motifs. Design consists of lilies and butterflies, boats, a dragon-boat rowed by four men, a pagoda in a garden, and a hill top with the sun above some clouds. Framed by black stitching. Backed on paper.

Acquired by the donor's aunt, Miss Hilda Sparks, at turn of the 20th century.

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