A Fine Pair of Kossu both sides woven Panels on Silk:
China, Ching period, 19th Century,
Each of the kesi panels is woven in both sides as a same patern, depicting horsemen galloping through mountain passes
with in a rectangular border of flaming pearls and floral scrolls, the ground to the border of pale
green grey, the ground planes between the mountains woven in gilt thread
and the remaining subtly colored in shades of peach, brown, grey white and green.
and lavender outlined by black silk threads, all executed in pastel shades on a gilt and light grey white silk ground, They are in good condition without any major damages.(picuture 1;its front, and picture 2; its back)
Measures: 11’x 37 1/2” and 10” x 37 1/2”.