A gilt and polychrome embroidered silk dragon panel Late 19th century
Lot 1505
A gilt and polychrome embroidered silk dragon panel Late 19th century
Sold for US$ 1,250 inc. premium
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A gilt and polychrome embroidered silk dragon panel
Late 19th century
The rectangular fragment from a larger textile using two sections joined by a vertical vertical center seam, with three dragons and shou medallions in gilt-wrapped threads surrounded by other auspicious emblems and cloud scrolls above a wide lishui border worked in shades of blue, white, purple and yellow satin stitches; now mounted with border bands using sections of the original lishui decoration (loose threads, fading).
54 x 33in (137 x 84cm) overall
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