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Chinese Embroidered Fragment with Butterfly and Chrysanthemums

ca. 1900-50

A fragment depicting a butterfly amongst chrysanthemums embroidered in multi-coloured dyed thread on a ground of purple silk, lined with a bright red silk. Metallic (silver(?)) ribbons that have discoloured, are woven along the bottom edge.

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