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Chinese Silk and Silver Thread Kesi Embroidery, Late 19th/Early 20th Century

Item Details

Item Type: Wall Hanging, Silk Panel, Needlework, Kesi
Maker: Unknown
Technique: Embroidery, Couching
Manufacturing Process: Handmade
Materials: Silk, Metal-Wrapped Thread, Damask, Brocade
Inscriptions and/or Labels: Label to verso
Period: Antique, Late 19th/ Early 20th Century
Origin: China

Condition

- shattered silk throughout with scattered splits to all layers of fabric; noted tears along upper sight edges of brocade trim where it meets embroidery panel; pulled, broken, and loose stitching throughout; some discoloration to fabric and colored threads, with tarnish to metallic threads; stains and uneven discoloration to verso lining fabric.

Dimensions

23.5" W x 50.0" H x 0.25" D

Item #

ITMG565666

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