before 1909 (made)


Length: 15.875 in, Width: 13.625 in

T.49-1909 EAS

Textile fragment of brocaded satin with silks and gilt paper thread, China, before 1909

Textile fragment of brocaded grey-blue satin with coloured silks and gilt paper thread. Decorated with horizontal rows of dragons pursuing flaming jewels and cloud forms, alternating with rows of small flowering stems of peony, magnolia, rose and chrysanthemum. Three pieces sewn together.

Given by Sydney Vacher

Location: In Storage

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