Chinese Pair of Silk Embroidered Sleeve Bands

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Object Description

Embroidered Pair of Silk Sleeve Bands on yellow ground satanized silk.
The Embroidered is mainly in the auspicious three blues with six colourful butterflies. The three blues are used to show various and foliage.
The butterfly in Chinese folklore is the symbol for joy, and also means to repeat so all wishes are doubly repeated.
Six butterflies are important as it is the wish for a complete old age, the fulfilment of a complete life.
Excellent colouring and stitch work.
All framed and conserved
Unframed 59cm x 8cm each
Framed 75cm x 23cm each

Object History

Private English Collection

Object Literature

see Silken Threads by Young Yang Chung

Object Condition

perfect and framed

Object Details

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