Chinese Embroidered Silk Chair Cover, c. 1800.
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|Beautifully embroidered Chinese chair cover featuring longevity symbols and dating from around 1800. The top register depicting a crane carrying peaches. The position of the chair back and the front overhang decorated with a deer and a crane under a pine tree among pierced rocks, gourds, leaves and flowers. Orange silk satin ground embroidered in satin stitch and gold couched highlights. Pink cotton lining. Condition: overall staining and fading, ground fabric discolored and stained from lining, near the border very small holes, some missing threads. Lining with a small hole. Dimension: 161 cm x 46 cm.|