Lot 1257: Chinese alter cover, 19th Century, of black silk w
November 10, 2016
Woking, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Chinese alter cover, 19th Century, of black silk with two embroidered orange linen panels finely worked in Peking knot stick, with couched gilt thread and border design depicting a vase with flowers and stands, creatures and birds, backed in gold silk and with gilt metal trim. 33 x 167 cm.Provenance: An important collection of International Historical textiles.