A group of four embroidered silk accessories
Late Qing/Republic period
Including two pouches embroidered in bright colors on a ground of gilt-woven threads, one pouch displaying landscapes in satin stitch and the other with insects and gourds reversed by 'One Hundred Antiques' worked in chain-stitch embroidery; the third a fan case of bright blue satin with auspicious emblems on both sides in polychrome couched threads; the fourth a red satin flat case with blue satin sliding cover, both sides worked with flowers and butterflies in knotted stitches with couched white-thread outlines.
4 1/2 and 4 3/4in (11.5 and 12cm) width of purses
12 1/4 and 7 1/2in (31 and 19cm) length of cases