About this object

History of use

For sleeves

Physical description

A pair of embroidered panels (parts a-b) with a panelled design mounted on paper. The design is consisting of a human at the centre wearing a yellow coat over a garment that has a diamond-shaped pattern with multi-coloured stars within. He is holding an open blue fan, and he is surrounded by a butterfly on all four sides. Above him, there is a flower within a scallop-like shape. Below him, there is another flower in an urn-like shape. The border has sections of a hexagon-shaped pattern with multi-coloured stars within, between which, there are sections of flowers and a temple at one corner. Outlined with orange and olive green.