Yorke Antique Textiles

A collection of antique and vintage textiles from around the world

Item Details
Location:
Japan
Date:
Meiji (1868-1911)
Description:
A silk gift cover featuring a metallic-thread couched mon on a light sky bluesilk background. Very good condition. 25" x 30". This family crest is the 'China Flower”: a rare family crest of purely Chinese design, not based on any one flower in particular. It was a family emblem popular among the Japanese Court aristocracy due to its design elegance.
Price:
750
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