Chinese Embroidery Panel from the cap of an official
Extremely fine work.
Silk base. Silk embroidery
Scenes depict 3 men and 3 women, birds, day beds and several other symbolic icons.
Estimated to be from the late 1800s
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.