Cat & Butterfly (silk woven picture)


 

Contemporary

L57cm; W43cm

    Another polychrome silk woven product by the DouJin Sheng Silk Weaving Manufacture in Hangzhou, this scene with an attentive white cat on a jade rock gazing at the butterflies above the peony represents a wish for longevity. In Chinese the words for cat and butterfly comprise a homophone meaning "great age."(XZ)