19th century (made)
Height: 56 in, Width: 60 in
Hanging, brocaded silk and embroidered silk satin, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century
Hanging of silk brocade and satin. The main panel is of red, green and gold brocade patterned with chrysanthemums. The deep border is of blue satin with three flower roundels embroidered on it in coloured silks. A narrower border of the same material with a floral design embroidered in coloured silks separates it from the brocade and is edged with white silk ribbon woven with a pattern of flowers and swastikas in blue and black.
Registered File number 1926/6626.
Bequeathed by Lt. Col. G. B. Croft-Lyons FSA
Location: In Storage