MS 7418 Cover of shawl box
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Physical Description:
1 Sheet
17.5 x 17.5 in.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Ciruclar design of a bird, possibly a magpie, surrounded by red and organe peonies and green leaves, all surrounded by a brilliant blue square bank of leaves with a peony in each corner. Sown on the silk is a woven design in read and white silk.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 7418
NAA INV 10000079

Local Note
Local Note
Information furnished by Emily Hoover, summer volunteer, Department of Anthropology, 1986.
Local Note
Painting on silk backed by paper

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Using the Collection
Manuscript 7418, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Custodial History
Custodial History
Gift of Gertrude C. Park, October 30, 1947. Said by donor to have come from China in 1850. Transferred from the artifactual collection by Chang-su Houchins, July 1986.

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
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Suitland 20746