Chinese pair of Sleeve Bands in Gold Thread

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Object Description

Antique Embroidered pair of sleeve bands in couched gilt thread to show flowers and butterflies.
The blue satanised silk ground is almost entirely covered with intense couched gilt thread.
The butterfly in Chinese folklore is the symbol for joy, and also means to repeat so all wishes are doubly repeated.
Excellent colour and stitch work
Probably Fujian province

Object History

private English Collection

Object Condition

All framed and conserved

Object Details

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