Embroidered sleeve bands
- Art Funded
- Each height: 52 cm
- Bequeathed by
- Alan Ladd through The Art Fund
The designs are appropriate for summer with blooming lotuses symbolic of the season, as well as birds and dragonflies. Petals and leaves are filled in with minute seed-stitch knots, characteristic of high quality Chinese embroidery of the late 18th and 19th centuries.