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Chinese silk and gilt embroidered panel / stand

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Category
Period
Reference
6027
Height
21 cm (8 1/4")
Width
20 cm (7 3/4")
Framed Height
33 cm (12 1/1")
Framed Width
33 cm (12 1/1")
Chinese shaped complete silk and gilt embroidered piece that was made for export to the west to be used as a pot or plant stand.

Excellent hand embroidery to show a pair of red headed cranes above pine branches all in silk thread. The centre is inside a silver and gilt couched shaped border

The outer corners are worked in couched gilt thread to show stylised ribbons with a bat to the centre.

The whole piece has two borders of gilt and silver thread

The piece has been conserved and framed
Height
21 cm (8 1/4")
Width
20 cm (7 3/4")
Framed Height
33 cm (12 1/1")
Framed Width
33 cm (12 1/1")
Year
c 1920