Japanese silk and gold embroidery depicting two cockerels and peonies.
The peonies are a symbol of wealth. This imagery can also be interpreted as a father and son motif of passing on knowledge with a moral compass symbolism.The gold thread is 24-karat gold hand-hammered onto the thread.
Meiji period Circa 1860’s.
67-1/2″ high, 44-3/4″ wide