Lot 1001
A Silk Embroidered Panel of a Gibbon Reaching for the Moon
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Late 19th or early 20th century, a gibbon seated in a pine tree wrapped in grape leaves, the gibbon is reaching down to touch the moon, on a midnight blue ground with silk and metallic threads in assorted stitch techniques, panel possibly cut from larger original, framed with brocade mat, and a silver painted wooden frame, not examined outside of the frame.

DOA 36.5 x 42.25 in.

Private Collection, Greensboro, North Carolina

Some white spots to upper, lower, and right side of embroidery panel.