Extraordinary! Antique 19th Century Foo Lions Chinese Silk Tapestry Embroidery
Here is an absolutely extraordinary antique Chinese Foo Lions tapestry! This substantial and unique work of art was acquired directly from the estate of famed actress Gloria Swanson of Sunset Blvd. It is quite heavy as there is an enormous amount of silk threads. According to her family it was gifted to her while visiting China. It has coarse Silk embroidery that covers the entire tapestry! In very good condition with very minor fraying. Dimension: 7x6ft (75×85 inches). Condition: Very good original. Provenance: Estate of Gloria Swanson. Please add me to your favorite sellers and check out my other items. For my latest finds in antique rugs and textiles! Textile Production is perhaps one of the most defining arts of civilization. From objects of simple necessity to majestic luxury they are emblematic of the creative genius and technical mastery of the artistic traditions of the world. The item “EXTRAORDINARY! ANTIQUE 19TH CENTURY FOO LIONS CHINESE SILK TAPESTRY EMBROIDERY” is in sale since Wednesday, June 19, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles”. The seller is “textilum” and is located in Memphis, Tennessee. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Type: Textile
- Region of Origin: China
- Age: 1850-1899
- Primary Material: Silk
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Original
- Color: Multi-Color