About this object

One of three pillar hangings for a temple. Embroidered in silk and metallic threads in a variety of stitches on to panels of blue, yellow and red silk, that finish in three triangular points adorned with tassles. There is a narrow border of alternating yellow and red in the same silk. The decorative design shows auspicious emblems including dragons.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion; Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Asia: Eastern Asia: China
  • Date made
    18th Century - 19th Century
  • Materials
    Textile Silk; Yarn Silk; Gold; Wood; Satin
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, World Cultures
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from the Abbey Art Centre
  • Collector
    Frederick Marshman Bailey
  • Place collected
    Not recorded
  • Date collected
    1921 - 1928
  • Measurements
    1616 mm x 446 mm
  • Related people
Object view = Humanities
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