I'd like some help figuring out what this embroidery says, if it says anything at all. It's allegedly from China, but I don't have access to the physical object, just a few photos.

Random characters I can sort of pick out:

  • Upper right: 豕(?)常
  • Upper left (and again somewhere in the middle): 中
  • Near the top of both left and middle: 王
  • Several on the right (not in a row): 窗, 月, and 有
  • Signature: 豈 (and something else)

The level of illegibility is such that I'm not entirely sure I believe that all of these are characters, but someone (somewhere) went to the trouble of sewing it.


  • First vline is a poem : 寻常一样窗前月,才有梅花便不同 – chsword Oct 26 '16 at 6:52
  • Signature:I Think maybe it's 凯 ,old chinese 敳 – chsword Oct 26 '16 at 6:56
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    Please remember me to never ask this person to sew my pants. – Enrico Brasil Oct 26 '16 at 13:54

First vline is a poem :寻常一样窗前月,才有梅花便不同

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