SOLD Antique 19th century Chinese Qing Dynasty Robe-Coat in a Manchu style. A dark purple satin silk finely woven with precious Buddhist and Taoist emblems and auspicious motifs bordered with finely embroidered bands with floral pattern and lined in light blue silk. Sleeves with gauzily embroidered white cuffs panels.
(1)"Silks for Thrones and Altars" by Myrna Myers, page 66 and 67.
(2) "In The Presence Of The Dragon Throne" by John E. Vollmer
(3) "When Silk Was Gold" by James C.Y Watt & Anne Wardwell.
DIMENSIONS: Approximately when placed flat: Length: 95cm (37 3/8 in), Width (distance from cuff-to-cuff): 134.5 cm (53 in).
CONDITION: The robe in general is in good condition considering its age with some slight age wear, buttons are later replacement, otherwise in good condition. There are no holes or applied patches.
This Robe comes from an old Canadian collection of Oriental Art, including many Chinese robe’s and related items which we are in the process of photographing and placing for sale for the first time.
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