The yellow ground with a blue rectangular panel decorated with a central flower bloom, densely and finely embroidered in multi. Silk with an overall pattern of lush peony and lotus blossoms borne on meandering leafy scrolls, all interspersed with bats and auspicious emblems. As emblems of imperial favour, such items were highly coveted and few survive, as the majority were buried with their owners. Also made for use at court and possibly for use by the emperor and his family in the 18th or 19th century is a large yellow satin panel finely embroidered all over with lotus flowers.
The yellow colour of the satin ground suggests that it was made for one of the private rooms of one of the Imperial residences as yellow was a colour reserved for the emperor. Condition is fair has many issues such as tears, thread loss, stains which is quite common on antique.
From early on, Chinese artisans developed highly complex techniques for producing elaborate silk fabrics and designs, both in the woven cloth itself and in embellishments worked onto the surface. Please check super careful for the condition. Please note that I can't post it to mainland China but can do Hong Kong. The item "ANTIQUE IMPERIAL YELLOW-GROUND EMBROIDERED SILK PANEL, QING DYNASTY, 18TH/19TH C" is in sale since Friday, July 3, 2020.This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Textiles". The seller is "theplanettraveler" and is located in London. This item can be shipped worldwide.