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Wall Hanging

Object Number:C435
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Guangdong
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: 1830
Early Date: 1830
Late Date: 1830
Section:Asian
Materials:Satin
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Shou Lao
Inscription Language:Chinese Language
Height: 439.42 cm
Width: 284.48 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Lily Place, 1925

Description

Presentation hanging for a Fiftieth Birthday. This large textile was made to celebrate the 50th birthday of a man called Guang Wenhuang, who is named in the first column of text. The background is red with gold embroidered Chinese text and a seated man at the top with various auspicious motifs throughout.

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