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Girdle Set with Bats and the Character for Longevity (Shou)

Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date: 19th century
Culture: China
Medium: Silk, metallic thread, glass(?)
Dimensions: Overall (a): 12 x 3 in. (30.5 x 7.6 cm) Overall (b): 5 x 3 in. (12.7 x 7.6 cm) Overall (c): 5 x 3 in. (12.7 x 7.6 cm) Overall (d): 5 x 5 in. (12.7 x 12.7 cm) Overall (e): 3 1/2 x 3 in. (8.9 x 7.6 cm) Overall (f): 3 1/2 x 3 in. (8.9 x 7.6 cm) Overall (g): 2 x 1 1/2 in. (5.1 x 3.8 cm)
Classification: Textiles-Embroidered
Credit Line: Gift of Florance Waterbury, 1945
Accession Number: 45.125.11a–g

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