Wedding Hanging with Ducks and Insects
Country Of Origin
Late 19th century/early 20th century
91 x 99 cms (36 x 39 ins)
Couched metal thread and floss silk embroidery
Very good condition
This hanging is full of symbols for happiness and prosperity, as befits a wedding hanging. A pair of ducks is a symbol of marital happiness and fidelity as ducks mate for life. The crab signifies prosperity and status and the lotus symbolizes harmony between a husband and wife. Furthermore ducks swimming among lotuses signifies a couple deeply in love and inseparable.
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