|Item Type:||Needlework, Panels|
|Technique:||Forbidden Stitch, Goldwork, Embroidered, Couching|
|Materials:||Silk Thread, Metallic-Wrapped Thread, Silk|
|Inscriptions and/or Labels:||Inscribed information in French to the verso|
|Period:||Late 19th Century|
|Additional Information:||Embroidery panel depicts a woman riding a phoenix and a man on the back of a dragon, flying over an ocean wave. The combination of man, woman, phoenix, and dragon symbolizes matrimony and balanced yin and yang.|
- slight discoloration to textile; wear to metallic thread finish throughout; some loose stitches and threads; slight puckering to textile from tight stitches; minor stains to backing fabric; light edge wear to frame.
- measures frame; panel measures 5.5" W x 10.0" H.