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Antique Chinese Red- Silk Wedding Embroidery General Ron Zhi

Antique Chinese Red- Silk Wedding Embroidery General Ron Zhi


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1326740

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This massive 19th century red-silk wedding embroidery is spectacular and very impressive, it is exquisitely stitched with silver thread in a very fine couching stitch on a red silk ground. The three large central figures are of the three legendary Star Gods, Sanxing Deities, Lu Star, Shou Star, and Fu Star holding a child, they denote the three attributes of a good life, blessings, prosperity, and longevity, which has been popular among the Chinese people for centuries,and its traditional culture of longing for happiness, prosperity,and longevity. With calligraphy inscription on the upper right. Banners: lucky, happy couple (right side)love for all seasons (left side) Inscription: General Ron Zhi, father of the groom Xi Bai Xing. Surrounded with a border of interlocking pattern interspersed with the mystical lucky knot and floral motif, above are small Sanxing Deities each holding their attributes, surrounding area is of male and female figures each holding their attributes, and in the center is a dragon and interspersed are floral and scrolled motif, at the bottom are temple lions. At the top section is a pair of pale green silk cloth hanging narrow banners with silver embroidered calligraphy. Condition: right corner of the bottom there is some loss. There are a few areas where the threads are loose, but only a few threads and not that noticeable. Size: 115 x 54 (292.1 x 137.16 cm)