Chinese Embroidered Silk Panel

c. 1870

This tapestry on display over the grand staircase, was presented to William Seward when he visited China in 1870. Seward visited China and they presented him with a silk tapestry that has Seward himself embroidered into the center with his three sons along the top. The dragons at the top of the tapestry are Imperial symbols, while the three figures below represent happiness, longevity and prosperity.

| Height - 120in | Width - 70in |