About this object

History of use

Bed hanging

Physical description

Five white floral scenes on blue patterned background. Center design is round medallion of flowers, gourds (?) and cicada. Design right of center shows flowering branch and butterflies within scalloped border. Design at end shows flowers, leaves, dragonfly and frog in square border with key design. Design left of center shows a similar design except it has a hexagonal border. Design at other end shows two birds with flowering willow tree within a border of a scroll. Overlapping circles of flowers are between each design, top and bottom. Plain black band outside border. Wider middle border with gold metallic and blue embroidery of flowers and leaves and scroll design. Inner border of horizontal bands of colour. Pink cloth borders top. Reverse side lined in red cotton.