Embroidered silk, gold thread, in form of butterfly, Qianlong period (died 1799), Qing dynasty, China. Condition: good, as seen in the photos. Finely made bags became fashionable status symbols, and wealthy people frequently exchanged them as gifts. By the late Qing period, professional workshops created pouches in matched sets, often patterned with auspicious imagery.The item "ANTIQUE CHINESE CHINA QING SILK EMBROIDERY BUTTERFLY POUCH PURSE QIANLONG" is in sale since Friday, December 25, 2015. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles". The seller is "eternality" and is located in Scania. This item can be shipped worldwide.