Stevengraph Chinese picture C90A
A Stevengraph silk weaving depicting Beijing Wanshou «mountain». This was the summer palace ground for the pleasure of the emperors. You can see on this picture that famous useless white marble «steam boat» which Empress Dowager CiXi built with funds which should have been used to combat European colonial invaders! The garden itself is called Yi-he-yuan (Leisurely harmony garden) and is still a tourist attraction in Beijing nowadays.
Woven in the Du Jin Sheng factory, Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, coastal China. Found in Burma.
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19 x 75 cm, frame: 32 x 82 cm.
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