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A woman is depicted full face. She is turned three quarters to the left. She is shown sitting on a ceramic chair of cylindrical shape. The woman is dressed in a long blue robe with wide white cuffs, dark gray pants, and dark pink fabric shoes. On her wrists there are bracelets made of red beads. On the head there is a black cap with a colored floral ornament and yellow ties. The woman is embroidering a floral ornament on a red canvas, which is fixed on a stretcher. The etching comes from the album "Chinese Customs and National Costumes", which includes 60 images of Chinese people engaged in various activities. Each image is accompanied by an explanation in German; some of them are written in French. In the eighteenth century, artists in Canton (Guangzhou) in southern China created such paintings for Europeans seeking to learn more about China and its people.
In the lower left corner, there is a calligraphic inscription "Pu-Qua.Canton. Delin'' made in Indian ink. In the lower right corner, there is an inscription "Dadley.London.Sculpt". There is a number "46" in the upper right corner.