Pair of Bantal Peluk
End panels for a ceremonial bolster. Silk satin ground with couched metallic thread embroidery and sequins.The couching as well as the outlines are done with dark red silk thread.The design features a central flower surrounded by grape clusters and leaves. Typical shape and handwork of the Straits Chinese people, the merchant class Chinese, spread through the region of the straits of Malacca.
Circa: Late 19th - early 20th centruy
Material: Silk satin with couched metallic thread embroidery and sequins,
Condition: Satin of one panel shattered in a few spots , same panel has some flaking to metallic thread, sequins missing on both. Delicate
Dimensions: 5.5" x 9.5" each
Inventory number: TX4289