Mao Woven Banner
Mao Zedong (1893-1976) was the first communist leader of China and following the revolution served as the party chairman from 1949 till his death in 1976. Memorabilia from this period of time, or the “red era” (1921-1976) is referred to as “red relics,” and are prized by collectors. While some may see these pieces as just decor, they are seen by enthusiasts as a way to remember the past, recognize mistakes, and move forward.
The bottom of the banner roughly translates to “Long live the January storm victory.” On the bottom right, it says where it was made, the Dongfanghong Weaving Factory.
Twill woven cotton with continuous supplementary cotton brocading.
Dimensions: 34.5" W x 24" H
Inventory number: TX5076