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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1740-1820 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin with embroidery in coloured silks and gilt thread

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Dr Joan Evans

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    China, Room 44, The T.T. Tsui Gallery, case 24

Physical description

Panel used as a hanging on the Women's Festival Day, embroidered with ladies on a red satin ground.

Place of Origin

China (made)


1740-1820 (made)



Materials and Techniques

Silk satin with embroidery in coloured silks and gilt thread


Length: 155 cm, Width: 140 cm

Object history note

Registered File number 1974/560.

Descriptive line

Festival hanging, red embroidered silk, China, Qing dynasty, ca. 1740 to 1820

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Wilson, Verity. Chinese Textiles, 2nd edition, London: V&A Publications, 2005, page 69, plate 76.
Wilson, Verity. Identifying Women's Things in the TT Tsui Gallery, Orientations, July 1991, Photo, Page 40


Silk (textile); Metal thread


Embroidering; Satin weave

Subjects depicted

Women; Landscapes (representations)


Textiles; Embroidery


East Asia Collection

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