Antique Chinese Kesi Silk Fragment w. Dragon, 17th/18th
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1800: item # 1163552
Please refer to our stock # SK 487 when inquiring.
CH-3011 Bern, Switzerland
+41 31 311 04 06
$ 420 / shipping included
|A very finely woven silk tapestry panel depicting a dragon's head. The beast was probably covered by peacock feathers, rarely survived to the present days and the background is worked in gold wrapped thread. Later silk bordering and lining. Condition: some slits are undone, areas with little candle wax residue, some loose and missing threads (as seen on the photos). Dimension kesi: 27 cm x 23 cm, total: 38.4 cm x 31.7 cm.|