Embroidered Chinese birthday panel

This embroidered panel was commissioned by a Teochew family to celebrate the birthday of an elder in the family named Feng Zhongqian. It is embroidered with the Fu Lu Shou deity, who represents good fortune, success and longevity in Chinese mythology.

Date/Period
Early-mid 20th century
Region
Singapore
Dimension
Object size: 222.5 x 138.7 cm
Accession No.
2007-00237
Material
silk, satin
Collection of
National Museum of Singapore
Credit Line
Gift of Pang Guan Mong
Category
Furnishings

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