Large Chinese silk Kesi, QING DYNASTY Period, and of the period (1644-1911).
The rectangular silt tapestry wealthy displayed the imperial five-claws dragons striding above cresting wavy waters, the dragons detailed with ferocious faces gazed west and scaly bodies, writhing amongst flame wisps and stylized clouds on greenish sky. The forehand grasping a toad, while the rears grasping a shanka shell and double gourd. The nose projecting the vaporous fumes. All delicately embroidered against creme-yellow silk ground.
The Dragon silt tapestry is mounted on gold wooden frame (New Frame), and royal-blue matting border before the carmine-red rim.
Dimension: 68" H x 47-5/8" W