Handwoven Silk Chinese Embroidery 8 Immortals (153 cm x 73 cm) #1
You’re viewing a 100% handmade , authentic silk Chinese embroidery featuring the eight legendary immortals. This artwork contains the eight immortals traveling together by gliding on the sea. With this item, you will notice its glossy texture and multi-colored threads woven to create gorgeous and vivid colors. The background of the grass seems painted but is actually finely and professionally woven to create a soft look. We would like to emphasize the amount of quality and care put into this product, as. The creator of this design carefully stitched together the details of this embroidery, taking at least 3 years to finish. We know you will enjoy this unique, authentic product! The Symbol of the Eight Immortals. The Eight Immortals are a group of legendary xian, also known as immortals, transcendents or fairies, from Chinese Tradition. In Chinese mythology the Eight Immortals are believed to know the secrets of nature. They represent separately male, female, the old, the young, the rich, the noble, the poor, and the humble Chinese. Each Immortal’s power can be transferred to a tool of power, kind of a talisman associated with a certain meaning, that can give life or destroy evil. Together, these eight tools are called Hidden Eight Immortals or “Covert Eight Immortals”. Ost of them being said to have been born in the Tang Dynasty or Song Dynasty. These Eight Immortals are revered by the Taoists, and are also a popular element in secular Chinese culture. They are said to live on Penglai Mountain-Island. Getting To Know the Eight Immortals. Chung-Li Chuan, considered the chief of the immortals, he always carries a magical fan and sometimes a peach. He is said to have discovered the Elixir of life and possessed the power to cure the sick and revive the dead. This immortal is a symbol of longevity. Chang Kuo-Lao, is represented as an Old man with mystic powers who carries the bamboo tube and riding a mule that could carry him a thousand miles a day. Hes a symbol of wisdom and used to help childless couples conceive. Lu Dong-Pin, is a Taoist scholar with a magic sword used to slay demons and evil spirits. Hes also shown with a fly-whisker that cures illnesses. This immortal symbolizes scholastic luck and protection. Tsao Guao-chiu, is the finest dressed of the Eight immortals. Hes generally shown with castanets or a jade tablet of admission to court, and sometimes a feather fan. Said to have been connected with the Sung Imperial family, he signifies fame and recognition. Li Tieh Guai (Iron-crutch Li). Li Tieh Guai (Iron-crutch Li), is depicted as a beggar with a crutch and a gourd (wu lou). He is sometimes represented as accompanied by a deer. Believed to be the most powerful of the Eight, he bestows wisdom. Han Hsiang Tzu, is the happy immortal often shown carrying a flute, which he is usually represented as playing. He brings healing energy to the occupants. Lan Tsai Ho, often shown wearing blue robe and carrying a basket of flowers. She brings luck to young women. He Hsien Ku, carries with her a magical lotus blossom and a fly-whisk, shes called the Immortal Maiden. She is a symbol of family and marriage luck. We are proud of these fine artworks because of their authenticity in being. And beautiful portrayals of what the symbols represent in Chinese culture. Since we are a framing company, the reason why we do not frame these embroideries is because of how prone to breakage the framed item would be. We apologize for this inconvenience. Please don’t hesitate to ask any questions. Our customers are our number one priority! Check out our other Chinese embroideries, all handwoven with authentic silk and each are unique to their own design and size! Includes cranes, horses, the immortals, and more! The item “Handwoven Silk Chinese Embroidery 8 Immortals (153 cm x 73 cm) #1″ is in sale since Monday, August 24, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles”. The seller is “picassoframe” and is located in Azusa, California. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Maker: Handmade
- Type: Kimonos, Robes & Textiles
- Primary Material: Silk & Fabric
- Age: 20th Century
- Region of Origin: China
- Original/Reproduction: Vintage Reproduction