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Panel

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    19th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Silk satin embroidered with coloured silks and gold and silver thread

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased with Art Fund support

  • Museum number:

    T.241-1948

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Circular panel of dark blue satin, embroidered in satin stitch and couched work with gold and silver thread and red, pink, yellow, blue and white silks. Design of two-clawed dragon pursuing sacred disc among clouds, bats, peaches, swastikas, waves, etc. Lined with pink silk with the stamp: 'Made in China'.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

19th century (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Silk satin embroidered with coloured silks and gold and silver thread

Dimensions

Diameter: 11.5 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1947/374. From the collection of Bernard Vuilleumier.

Descriptive line

Circular panel with dragon design, silk satin embroidered with coloured silks and gold and silver thread, China, Qing dynasty, 19th century.

Labels and date

DRAGON ROUNDEL.
Two-clawed dragon .
CHINESE: (Ch'ing dynasty); 19th century.
Embroidered in silk and metal thread.
Vuilleumier Collection. []

Categories

Textiles; Embroidery

Collection

East Asia Collection

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