Scroll of Joined Sleevebands
Joined pair of sleeve bands with a symmetrical design featuring two pairs of birds; the top golden pheasants and the bottom mandarin ducks, completely recognizable by all their identifying marks such as tail feathers, crested head, body shape, etc. They are shown in a garden setting with water, auspicious flowers and two pairs of large butterflies hovering above.The handwork is very precise and detailed , polychrome silk in satin and French knot and couched metallic thread.
Circa: 19th century
Material: Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk, silk brocade, paper
Condition: Very good
Dimensions: 20.5" x 6.5" mounted on 32" x 9" scroll
Inventory number: TX4034