Embroidered Fan Case

$135.00

This 15″ x 3″ case appears to be made from the repurposed sleeve of a Chinese court robe. Lined with kid leather, it perfectly fits a fan we have, but maybe it’s for your opium pipe!

Description

This 15″ x 3″ case appears to be made from the repurposed sleeve of a Chinese court robe. Lined with kid leather, it perfectly fits a fan we have, but maybe it’s for your opium pipe!

Judging from the quality of the embroidery, late 1800’s or early 1900’s.
Silk on silk embroidery, featuring flowers and butterflies on the front, and a simple sprig on the back.


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