From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 92-1-2
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese
Provenience China
Period Qing Dynasty
Date Made 1809
Section Asian
Materials Silk | Gold | Wood
Technique Embroidered
Iconography Bats | Cranes | Peaches
Inscription Language Chinese Language

Black silk banner, with gold embroidery of large central character and five 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.

Length 89 cm
Width 93 cm
Credit Line Received from various sources, pre-1992

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