30. Embroidered Coverlet

A large and spectacular coverlet embroidered in coloured silks on an imperial yellow ground. The central medallion with a large stylised chrysanthemum surrounded with exotic rococo floral swags. The inner corners decorated with shields entwined with further floral designs, the matching border with further meandering flowers.  

China, Guangzhou, 18th Century.
104 x 85in (265 x 215cm)

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