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Chinese Stitched Silk Panel. Bird centered by Treasures

Chinese Stitched Silk Panel. Bird centered by Treasures


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1135522
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A Chinese folk art stitched silk panel with light blue, pink, white and other soft colors outlined in silver thread, all on taupe ground. Central roundel with bird on rock among flowers. the roundel surrounded by a diverse representation of the "treasures" including pomegranate, Buddha's hand, persimmon, peach, vases, butterfly, swords, gourds, lotus blossoms, scrolls and more. This work seems to be influenced (at least the centered bird) by rank badge design. Condition is good - possibly some fading of the nonetheless soft colors. Sight size (within frame) is 9 1/2 inches (24.13 cm) square. Some more margin remains under the frame which has not been opened. Frame size is 11 1/2 (29.3 cm) inches square