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Chinese Forbidden Stitch Embroidered Collar

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910: Item # 1190128
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Antique Chinese silk collar embroidered with the forbidden stitch. Flowers, butterflies, and birds are embroidered with the forbidden stitch in shades of blue, white, yellow, and beige. Qing Dynasty collar mounted on a late 19th century, early 20th century mounting. The border is a beautiful gold pattern with purple and subtle green/gold flowers. It is embellished with clouds made of gold thread. It measures 36" long by 19.5" wide.