Rectangular paktong Embellishment for Clothing. A large paktong rectangular plaque depicting ShouXing, God of Longevity, holding flowers in his hands while riding a unicorn (or chi-lin) through a forest of trees with scattered auspicious Taoist “symbols” representing the eight treasures of Immortals . Originally used as a decorative embellishment on a robe.

Dimensions 8.3 × 6.35 cm
Material

Origin

China

Period

Mid 1800's