A Chinese silk panel of red and pink paeonies, symbolising wealth, and other flowers and leaves in reds, yellows and blues, outlined in white, embroidered in 'Pekin' stitch, on a turquoise ground. The panel is made from two attached small sleeve panels with an added fabric border printed in blues, with green edging. Original panel C19th.
Note: The hanging loops shown at the top are pieces of modern ribbon pinned to the backing for hanging on a pole.
Size 59 x 18¾ cm
Condition: Very good. Losses to some of the white outline threads. Please see photographs.
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