An early C19th Chinese silk sleeve band
An early 19th century Chinese silk sleeve band or cuff embroidered in silk in blues and gold on a cream ground. The design includes auspicious symbols and Buddhist emblems. The entire panel is in very fine knot or seed stitch and couched metallic thread.
Condition: There are some losses to the couching threads. The background material is faded/ discoloured with one or two small holes, but the panel is in generally good condition. Please see photographs.
Size (visible fabric): 10 cm x 57 cm (4" x 20 ") (mount): 22¼ cm x 61cm (8¾ " x 24")