Lot 143
An Embroidered Summer Gauze Court Robe, 19th/20th Century

Finely embroidered on a black gauze ground, with couched metallic gold thread and tones of purple, blue, green, rose and red, with a fierce dragon amidst five colour clouds, bats, cranes and auspicious symbols over the body, and a banded dragon border around the waist, the skirt with dragon roundels above a vividly embroidered dragon and flame border. Together with an embroidered cape

height 48.6" x width 76.3"
height 123.5 cm x width 193.8 cm

Est. $2500/2800
Realised: $14400
Auction Date: 12/04/2017

Provenance: Purchased from Sotheby’s Online, June 16th, 2000

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