Medium: silk, metal Technique: embroidered and couched on plain cloth | late 16th-17th century

Unknown Maker

Probably a piece of a no robe. Fine close all-over design of foliage (bamboo, peach, pine, etc.) and various emblems (cane, tortoise, flaming pearl, straw cape, hat, etc.) closely set on tobacco brown ground (octagonally orange). Embroidered in shade...
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