1st item: Large Chinese framed silk embroidery panel, pink and silver and blue threads on a buff colored background, depicting various flowers and peaches with central chrysanthemum design and gilt metallic braid at edges. Framed in an ebonized Chinese style frame with rounded corners. 35 1/2" square sight; 37 1/2" square framed. Partial label en verso, "Jacob H. ____ Grand Rapids", possibly Jacob H. Daverman, a mail order architectural supply company in business around 1900. 2nd item: Framed Asian cloth or scarf with gilt thread embroidery on black fabric ground (possibly wool), with center medallion surrounded by brocade border. Ebonized frame with gilt design at rabbet edge, having an old Stix Baer and Fuller St. Louis framing label en verso. Fabric about 32" square, frame 35 1/2" square. Both items early 20th century. CONDITION: 1st item: Light, even toning to fabric, overall very good condition. Frame has some wear to the edges. 2nd item: Possible old repair to one corner of scarf, overall very good condition.
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