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  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:


  • Materials and Techniques:

    Embroidered wool with silk threads

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Picture panel of red wool embroidered with coloured silks in satin and stem stitches and knots in blues, white and pink. At the bottom are sprays of flowers, two butterflies and rocks from which grows a tree peony. At the top left hand side is an inscription below which a crane is flying.

At the top is a band of black serge on which is embroidered a spray of pomegranate plant and above this, a narrow band of red serge.

Place of Origin

China (made)


19th century (made)



Materials and Techniques

Embroidered wool with silk threads

Marks and inscriptions

Inscription at the top left.


Length: 75.5 in, Width: 18 in

Descriptive line

Picture panel of wool embroidered with silk, China, 19th century

Subjects depicted

Crane; Pomegranate; Butterfly; Peony


Embroidery; Wall coverings; Textiles


East Asia Collection

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