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Chinese Antique Silk Gilt Thread Silk Embroidered Roundel

Reference
5821
Diameter
24 cm (9 1/2")
Framed Width
41 cm (16 1/4")
Framed Depth
41 cm (16 1/4")
Antique Chinese silk embroidery of couched gilt thread from a formal robe.

embroidered to show a large chrysanthemum flower head with smaller peonies, daisies, butterflies, lotus and rockwork.

The satanised silk is black and makes a dramatic background.

excellent subject matter
Diameter
24 cm (9 1/2")
Framed Width
41 cm (16 1/4")
Framed Depth
41 cm (16 1/4")
Year
c 1880
Medium
silk and gilt thread
Country
China
Provenance
private English Collection
Condition
Overall good one loose thread