Chinese Antique Silk Embroidery Roundel Imperial Dragon Medallion SHOU Framed
Is an antique Chinese embroidered medallion. This beautiful textile features an. That forms into a Shou Character - a symbol of long life / longevity. Using the dragon to create the Shou Character is rare and an extensive internet search revealed none. These badges / roundels were often part of a robe's decoration and had some significance. The fine embroidery features the couching technique. It is beautifully housed in an ornate gilt frame. The badge measures approximately 11 1/2" diameter and the frame is approximately 21" diameter.
The item "Chinese Antique Silk Embroidery Roundel Imperial Dragon Medallion SHOU Framed" is in sale since Wednesday, October 21, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles".
The seller is "projectdesign" and is located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Featured Refinements: Chinese Silk Embroidery
- Region of Origin: China
- Type: robe
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: silk
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Gold