An embroidered silk satin panel, mounted as a scroll, depicting a gathering of the Eight Immortals beside the Jasper Lake in the gardens of Xiwangmu, Queen Mother of the West. Each Immortal carrying their distinguishing attribute. In the sky the Queen Mother of the West, carrying the peaches of Immortality, is borne on a phoenix and the Star God, Shoulao, rides a crane, another symbol of longevity.
On the upper centre mount a square red seal of the Qianlong emperor (1736-95); but the embroidery of later date.
Chinese, early 19th century
Length: 184.8 cm (excluding mounts)
Width: 75 cm
絲綢刺繡捲軸. 描繪八仙各執法寶聚於王母娘娘花園中的碧湖旁. 王母娘娘手持壽桃, 駕鳳凰於空中, 而星君壽老則是騎著象徵長壽的仙鶴.
長: 184.8 cm
寬: 75 cm