Fragments of 3 antique embroidered yellow silk belt hangers with tassels, used by a member of the imperial family in the Qianlong era, Qing dynasty, 18th century, China. This items were brought to Europe under the colonial time.
Condition: as seen in the photos. Finely made bags became fashionable status symbols, and wealthy people frequently exchanged them as gifts. By the late Qing period, professional workshops created pouches in matched sets, often patterned with auspicious imagery.