Chinese Wall Hanging/Table Topper



For those who were interested in the colorful fabric piece on the table under my plants below, here it is! My husband bought this Wall Hanging/TableTopper at Kunming Yunnan Province, China on a work-related trip about 30 years ago. It’s almost a 36” x 36” square. I’m sure it was manufactured mostly for the tourist trade, and the center square medallion appears to be cross-stitched and pieced. The second photo shows the back with stiff beige backing for the decorative ribbons on the front surrounding the medallion design. I added the rod pocket across the top back and it has sometimes hung on our wall for years.

7 comments:

  1. Those are gorgeous Barbara. What a great find your husband had. And I bet visiting China must have been interesting also.

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  2. WOW! Your husband found a beautiful piece! I like how they added a "stabilizer" for the border ribbons. And it's interesting how they pieced the cross-stitched sections - ;))

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  3. Thanks for showing us the full piece. I love seeing treasures like this one. I can easily imagine that hanging on the wall for years.

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  4. That is gorgeous! I LOVE fiber art from other countries and cultures. I especially loved seeing the back of the piece. There is so much beauty there too...

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  5. When I first saw this, I thought the outer edges were crocheted. This is beautiful and a real treat to own. I'm sure it's worth far more now than when your husband purchased it 30 years ago.

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