Lot 265: Chinese Silk Peacock Butterfly Embroidery Textile
January 14, 2017
Cranston, RI, USALive Auction
Description: CHINA, 19TH CENTURY A Chinese silk embroidered avian and butterfly textile. In a vertical format the textile depicts a crane standing in a marsh looking up at a peacock perched on a cliff. A sparrow is seen flying among butterflies over a swirling floral and tendril background. The textile retains its original eglomised frame.
Condition Report: The textile is in good condition. Eglomised frame as is.
Dimensions: Textile site size 23" by 3"; framed 28" by 7"