A woman's embroidered blue silk informal gown
Possibly adapted from a ladies coat, worked in brightly colored silk floss with various roundels featuring decorative goldfish, prunus branches, peaches, and pomegranates; the collar and trim with auspicious emblems in blue and gilt wrapped threads on a black silk ground and the cuffs worked with intricately rendered butterflies in blue and green on a peach silk ground.
38in (96.5cm) long
Chinese Works of Art
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