Silk figure decorated menu cover, Gaddi's Restaurant in the Peninsula Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong. Menu, Hong Kong.
Silk figure decorated menu cover, Gaddi's Restaurant in the Peninsula Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Silk figure decorated menu cover, Gaddi's Restaurant in the Peninsula Hotel, Kowloon, Hong Kong.

1950s. A lovely large silk embroidered and padded figure of a Chinese woman dressed in colorful traditional garments, carrying a large gilt lantern, graces this menu cover for Gaddi's restaurant. Gaddi's is a noted French haute cuisine restaurant, founded in 1953, and luxuriously appointed with Parisian silver and crystal chandeliers, Chinese carpets & a 17th century coromandel screen.

The lovely silk padded figure of the Chinese woman measures 12 1/2 x 5 1/2; the menu cover 15 3/4 x 12", opens to 24". With the original silk cord tie used to secure the menu; short split at bottom hinge of the menu cover. The name of the hotel and restaurant printed in red. Color logo for the Hong Kong & Shanghai Hotels Ltd printed on the rear cover. Very good overall. Item #25577

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