A sample of Chinese embroidery depicting a figure in a garden. The image is of a woman holding a fan or paper and sitting beside a stream near a pavilion. The motifs are executed in coloured silks on a cream silk satin weave ground. Handsewn to the base of the image is a blue satin woven silk border, with three very narrow braids attached. Seemingly part of a textile which would have been circular.

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