Chinese Silk and Gilt Thread Sleeve Band c1870

Reserved
SKU: MAW 193

Chinese silk sleeve band embroidered around 1870 on blue Satanized silk.

The embroidery is intricately made using gilt tread to form leaf shaped cartouches to the central section and a cell border again with leaf shaped panels.

The cartouches show figures in a garden setting or trees and aquatic scenes.

The skill needed to produce such work was high and the sleeve band is in excellent condition

it is all framed and conserved and from a private collection

Later sleeve bands were produced in a more ‘ in a more sampler ‘ type way in as much as they were made to help improve embroidery techniques,  but this a sleeve band that had been used

Dimensions 48 × 9 cm
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Dimensions

Length:

48cm

Width:

9cm

Framed Height:

64cm

Framed Width:

24cm