An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty
Lot 5050
An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe
Late Qing dynasty
US$ 5,000 - 7,000
£3,700 - 5,200

Lot Details
An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe Late Qing dynasty
An embroidered blue silk gauze dragon robe
Late Qing dynasty
The bright blue ground embroidered in couched gilt-wrapped threads with eight four-clawed dragons, the surrounding auspicious emblems, cloud scrolls and wide lishui border all embroidered in counted stitch with brightly hued silk floss, the black ground gauze neck bands and cuffs embroidered en suite, the inside flap also worked with flowers and waves but lacking the ninth dragon usually found here (some surface wear, minor soiling).
54 3/4in (139cm) long

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  • Provenance
    acquired by an American family resident in Shanxi province between 1901 and 1940
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