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Picture, embroidered Picture, embroidered

Embroidered satin picture of an angel in silk threads, in 19th century rosewood frame: British, c. 1650 - 1700

Fan case Fan case

Black satin case for paper fan decorated with a floral design: Chinese, 19th century

Fan Fan

Folding fan with crimson velvet guards, black sticks and a crimson satin top: Chinese, late 19th century

Fan Fan

Folding fan with black wood guards and sticks and black satin top: China, late 19th century

Jacket Jacket

Jacket, part of an ensemble worn by a woman at the Court of Bhopal, pale blue satin trimmed with gold and silver tinsel: India, Bhopal, mid 19th century

Kohl bag Kohl bag

Kohl bag of green satin decorated with red sequins: Middle East, Iran, Qara Agac, Qashqai, Qaraqanli Darresuri group, mid 20th century

Panel Panel

Sage green satin panel embroidered in coloured silks and showing a design of peacocks, birds and flowering plants surrounded by a floral border: China, possibly early 19th century

Rank badge Rank badge

Civil official's rank badge of the eighth grade, in dark blue satin embroidered with coloured silks and gilt threads, depicting a quail standing on a rock in centre surrounded by flowers, bats and clouds: China, Qing Dynasty, late 19th century AD

Embroidery Embroidery

Piece of embroidery with ground of lemon satin embroidered in coloured silks, with central medallion showing two cockerels fighting beside bamboo: Japan, 19th century

Fukusa Fukusa

Blue satin fukusa (gift cover) with embroidered design of two dancers performing the butterfly dance: Japan,1868 - 1883

Fukusa Fukusa

Blue satin fukusa (gift cover) embroidered in coloured silks and gold thread depicting Sima Guang (J: Shiba Onko) as a boy saving his friend from drowning in a large jar: Japan, 19th century

Fukusa Fukusa

Pale blue satin fukusa (gift cover) with embroidered design of the Treasure Ship (takarabune), backed with red silk crepe with a tassel in each corner: Japan, late Edo period, 1801 - 1867

Fukusa Fukusa

Light blue satin fukusa (gift cover) woven in silver thread with repeating motif of tea utensils on a ground containing swastikas: Japan, late 19th century

Carpet, prayer Carpet, prayer

Chocolate-coloured satin prayer carpet embroidered with silver, gold and coloured silk threads and showing a floral design with an upper border of the Mehrab: Middle East, Iran, 1709

Doublet Doublet

Man's doublet of padded red satin lined in canvas, trimmed with small handmade silk buttons, possibly for use under light armour: possibly Italian, c. 1550 - 1560

Tabard / coat, herald's Tabard / coat, herald's

Tabard or herald's coat in yellow, blue and pink satin, embroidered in red and silver with lions, fleur-de-lis and a harp: Scottish, early 18th century

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