University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 92-1-2
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Gold
Wood
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Bats
Cranes
Peaches
Credit Line:Received from various sources, pre-1992

Description

Black silk banner, with gold embroidery of large central character and 5 bats, hemp backing. Upper strip of black silk with gold embroidered cranes, peaches, and a Chinese character (good luck). Wooden support in gold silk at top. Inscription with date on back.


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