Property from an East Coast Private Collection
Two silk purses
The first kesi-woven with gilt-wrapped and brightly hued threads that form stripes and cloud lappets around a yellow ground with auspicious emblems and fruit woven en suite and with some painted details; the second embroidered in the counted stitch technique with white and brightly colored threads forming a striped border around a panel of stylized dragons separated by a shou character in couched gilt-wrapped threads.
4 1/2 and 4 1/4in (11.5 and 10.5cm) wide
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