Pair of Buddhist banners. Red and green silk with embroidered heading and weight boards. The head board is embroidered with a large, smiling bat and the weight board with 1.) a lion facing left; 2.) a lion facing right. the backing is pink with a geometric design. On the streamers and sides Buddhist symbols are intremixed with flowers. One banner badly eaten around the character Wu. Made of silk with cotton, wood and metal.
- Found/Acquired: China
- Height: 477 centimetres
- Width: 66 centimetres
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Object reference number: RFC3398
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