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An antique Chinese embroidered wedding collar

An antique Chinese embroidered wedding collar

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1280378

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A lady's double sided wedding collar from Henan province,embroidered with satin stitch and gold couched stitch. This charming collar depicts scenes of the bride and bridegroom arriving at their wedding on a dragon and horse respectively with a lady on a swing ,a baby and a tiger. The background is in red silk and a vivid green lining with fine green fringeing, multi coloured tassels and metal discs. The collar also has an unusual blue and green enamel shoulder clasp. With a few loose threads but otherwise with bright colours and in very good condition. c 1880