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Antique Chinese Silk Embroidered Panel 19th C.

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 912623
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A very finely executed 19th Century Chinese silk embroidered panel. The work is rich and detailed with the decoration of pine tree, crane and deer motif. The image of a crane with its wings out stretched and one leg raised up is a symbol of longevity. This longevity symbol when combined with a spotted deer and the pine is known as the 'prolonged life' design; In Chinese it is "He Lu Tong Chun". The center motifs are surrounded with flowers and crouched gold wire of connecting "Wan" characters, which means "Endless". Circa 1850s - 1870s.

Dimensions: 16 3/8"(L) X 14 1/4"(w).

Condition: Good condition, light wear and stain.