A pair of Miao minority embroidered panels from South China, profusely decorated with frogs, butterflies, birds, mythical creatures, fish and figures. Probably second half of C20th. Exuberantly designed and embroidered in multi coloured satin stitch with added sequins on a red ground. Attached to stiffened black cotton. Sold individually.
260127: child on a mythical creature at lower left. Narrow top panel of butterflies, bird and fish
261028: child on a mythical creature at upper right. Narrow top panel of bird, mouse and other creatures
Main red panels (excluding narrow top panels): 18.5 cm h; 22cm w
Condition : very good: some discolouration to red ground. Please see photographs.
From the Dr Jocelyn Chatterton collection
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