A Chinese embroidered robe, 19th century
Lot 328*
A Chinese embroidered robe, 19th century
Sold for £1,500 (US$ 2,539) inc. premium
Lot Details
A Chinese embroidered robe, 19th century
Of orange silk satin, worked with eight roundels featuring flowers and butterflies, above crashing waves, mountains and a lishui hem, edged with butterfly and floral embroidered navy silk satin bands and deep embroidered cuffs finished with horseshoe cuffs, lined with blue damask silk; together with a Japanese black crepe kimono. (2)

Footnotes

  • Provenance: Believed to have been worn by Mr Heart/Hart when Head of Customs in China.
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