A group of three large pieced silk brocade panels
Each constructed from two lengths joined vertically down the middle: the pale sea-green silk and dark pink silk panels woven with similar horizontal registers of peony sprays alternating with smaller flowers in white and subtly colored silk threads; the third displaying a steel-blue ground elaborately woven with mirror-back and chevron-shaped reserves joined vertically and horizontally by narrow strips against intricately diapered patterns with scarlet red, green and dark yellow threads predominating and tiny details picked out in gilt-wrapped threads.
84 1/2 x 56in, 86 x 56in and 79 x 57in
(215 x 142cm, 218 x 142cm and 201 x 145cm)
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