The primary method of decorating this chair strip is a counted embroidery stitch that completely covers the silk-gauze foundation cloth. The remarkably even tension achieved by the embroiderer is typical of high-quality Chinese textiles done in this technique.
William Christian Paul , the Bronx, NY (until d. 1929)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Chinese Textiles," April 18, 2012–October 14, 2012.