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$ 3,000

Framed Antique Embroidered Purse Qing Dynasty Provenance

Period 19th Century
W. 19.5 in; H. 14.275 in; D. 1.7 in;
W. 49.53 cm; H. 36.26 cm; D. 4.32 cm;
Creation Date 19th century
Description A beautiful antique embroidered purse from China, circa 19th century Qing dynasty, artistically displayed in a giltwood shadow box frame with contrast deep blue color cloth matts. Owned by a noble lady, this purse would be for precious personal use holding intimate items such as small jewelry or perfume powder. It features a double flying butterfly motif on the front and was expertly embroidered in Peking chain knots, satin and couching stitches using a wide range of colorful silk thread. A complementary cutout of a small embroidery was included in the framing to balance the overall design.
Provenance: Purchased from Norton's Oriental Galleries in Newport, Rhode Island. Fully labeled with notes on the back as shown.
Styles / Movements Asian, Chinese Export, Traditional
Patterns Animal/Insects, Asian/Oriental, Handmade
Incollect Reference Number 427289
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