#PANDORAloves this firebird embroidery! According to ancient Egyptian mythology the phoenix is seen as a symbol of rebirth, immortality and transformation.
Chinese Silk Embroidery
Silk embroidery on silk same fabric - the pearl of oriental art. According to written sources, this type of applied art was born in the era of the Three Kingdoms (Ancient China, more than two thousand years ago). Emperor Wu kingdom (present territory of the lower and middle reaches of the Yangtze River) SunTsyuan ordered the sister of his chief minister embroider "Map of Kings." Mountains, rivers, cities and buildings were painted in minute detail on a square canvas silk fabric.
Pair Large Japanese Embroidered Silk Panels - Nov 11, 2012 | I.M. Chait Gallery/Auctioneers in CA
Pair Large Japanese Embroidered Silk PanelsPair large Japanese embroidered silk panels; each with wisteria, chrysanth... on Nov 11, 2012
Japanese Vintage Silk Kimono Fabric - Embroidered Fly Cranes / Chrysanthemum
Description: This is a lovely rare VINTAGE SILK KIMONO FABRIC for women. The pattern is of CHRYSANTHEMUM / EMBROIDERY FLY CRANES on the fabric. There are a couple of small subtle stains but hard to see and some creases on the fabric as shown on the photos. This fabric is un-stitched from a finished kimono and then ironed it as clean as possible. 1.Size: 71.5 inch x 14.5 inch 2.Condition: Excellent 3.Age: 1970 - 1980s 4.Material: Silk 5.Patterns: Embroidered Fly Cranes / Chrysanthemum…
Male Sumatran Tiger (Panthera tigris sumatrae) at Woodland Park Zoo - Seattle, WA. Taken with Nikon D300 using Nikon 300mm f/2.8. 300mm, f/5.6, 1/320 sec, ISO 800