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102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)

102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)

Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)

Central focus is a pair of gold embroidered Foo Lions and Cubs surrounded by numerous good luck motifs. Circa 1890. Upper part of the banner is muslin and sewn into a pocket for hanging. Fair to good condition with age related wear, losses & stains. Significant fraying of some corners & edges. Suggest restoration. 36" 91cm wide, 23” 58cm high, 19” 48cm image height. Male and female lions with cubs. Numerous symbols of good fortune and fertility: Bats with peaches, swastikas, lotus blossom, pomegranate, bamboo branches, double coins/knots. Bezeled mirror ornaments. Generous use of couched metallic gold thread along with colors of blue, pink, and white. Many flowers embroidered in the graduated long-short classic 19th C. style.

Information

a. Origin China
b. Estimated Age 130 years
c. Craft (Embroidery etc) Embroidery
d. Size (mention cm/inches) 36\" 91cm wide, 23” 58cm high, 19” 48cm image height.
e. Condition Report Fair to good condition with age related wear and losses. Significant fraying of some corners & edges. Creases from folds.
f. Damage & Shortcomings Fair to good condition with age related wear and losses. Significant fraying of some corners & edges.
g. Item Location (Country) USA
Seller Name Charles Nuckles
Seller's Email ID Threefow@gmail.com
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)
102-005 Antique Chinese Red Silk Wedding Banner (红彩帘)