Framed Chinese woven five toe dragon embroidered silk and metallic thread badge and smaller tray with embroidered insert. 1st item – Chinese embroidered badge with metallic and silk thread badge depicting a five toe Imperial dragon surrounded by clouds, bats, and flaming pearls. Silk border. 18" x 25" sight, 19 1/4" x 26 3/4" framed. Qing dynasty. 2nd item – Chinese carved rectangular wooden carved tray with embroidered insert to base. Embroidered silk floral and foliate leaf design. Tray sides with pierced foliate carving, paneled wooden bottom. 20 1/4" length x 4 3/8" width x 1 1/4" height. Qing dynasty. Provenance – descended through Chattanooga, TN family of missionaries that left China during the Boxer Rebellion. Condition: 1st item – overall very good condition with some slack in silk border in upper left corner. 2nd item – lower half of pierced carving missing on one side of tray, embroidery in overall very good condition.
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