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Chinese Silk Temple Altar Cloth  Embroidery Fu Dogs

Chinese Silk Temple Altar Cloth Embroidery Fu Dogs

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1920: Item # 1249683

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This is an original Antique Chinese Silk Textile Altar Frontal Panel, made from red silk, with satin stitch and couching stitch with silk and metallic gold threads. It has ribbon borders of pink and green. It has random silver metal domed disks to reflect the candle light. This altar hanging depicts eight Taoist immortals, each holding a specific item. It has a central figure of a facing Fu Dog or Foo Dog with green glass eyes, surrounded by four smaller Fu dogs and butterflies. It is backed with a cotton printed fabric. Circa 1900 – 1920, this Chinese textile is in good condition, some light darkening along the top. It measures 36 inches across, x 34 inches long. We ship with Canada Post, we will work with you to get the best rate, buyer pays shipping. Packing is free for smaller items.