Vintage Framed Chinese Embroidered Olive Green Silk Panel - One Hundred Boys Design
Hand-embroidered silk design on gentle olive-green silk fabric. The panel from China depicting '100' children at play. These boys are riding oxen, swimming & boating, flying kites, holding lanterns and having mock sword battles to name a few activities.
These panels were originally given to Chinese couples 'ensure the family lineage'. Embroidered on gorgeous red silk, surrounded by a mixed green and blue brocade edging and border.
Presented under glass in a very high-quality black lacquer Chinoiserie shadow-box frame with traditional brass hanging fixture.
No markings other than typed description on verso.
Excellent condition. Minor wear to frame.
Vintage, Circa mid-20th Century.
Overall 26" x 13" x 1" deep.
The silk panel is 22" x 9".