Embroidered Summer Gauze Court Robe

19th/20th Century

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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
robe 48.6 x 76.3 in — 123.5 x 193.8 cm


December 04, 2017

Estimate $2,500-$2,800

Realised: $14,400


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