Property from Various Owners
A deep blue silk ground embroidered dragon robe
Late Qing dynasty
Its dragons and shou medallions worked in couched gilt threads while the surrounding clouds, auspicious fruit, flowers and the wide lishui border are defined in shades of green, purple, white, blue and yellow stain stitches, the original seams and the lining now removed (staining, soiling).
56in (142cm) long