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A double sided Meiji period (1868-1912) fukusa (hand-embroidered silk and couched gold-wrapped thread on indigo dyed shusa satin silk) depicting the Chinese Ming Dynasty mythology-"Journey to the West" based on the historical Buddhist monk Xuanzang in his mission to seek the "Three Collections of (Buddhist) Scriptures". The style of the dragon was heavily influenced by the Chinese dragon. Like these other Asian dragons, most Japanese ones are water deities associated with rainfall and bodies of water, and are typically depicted as large, wingless, serpentine creatures with clawed feet.

Size: 26 inches x 25 inches (64 cm x 63 cm). Opt for a wall display that is dramatic and easy.

Condition: Excellent vintage for age. Item is authentic; sold as found, no cleaning or repairs. Some loose threads (see photos), inherent with old silk and hand-embroidery are visible, so for that reason the price was reduced accordingly. Please see all photos attached. Shipment will be insured by the seller.

Provenance: Japan, Kyushu Island.

All interested buyers are highly encouraged to ask all necessary questions before purchase. We are pleased to assist and help. Thank you.

Item ID: 1910SF

Rare Chinese Silk Tapestry, 1910s, Ming Dynasty, Embroidery

$975 $590 USD SALE

Sale starts Fri Aug 17 8:00 AM, ends Mon Aug 20 8:00 AM Pacific Time. This item will be 50% off the price above during the Sale!

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