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An early C19th Chinese silk sleeve band

Code: 230525    

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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")

An early C19th Chinese silk sleeve band
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