An assembled group of textiles comprised of one vest for an official wife, one red ground dragon robe and one sea green skirt
Lot 8413
An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period
Sold for US$ 4,750 inc. premium
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An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles Late Qing/Republic period
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An assembled group of kesi-woven silk textiles
Late Qing/Republic period
The first a woman's red silk ground coat, possibly for a marriage, with gilt-wrapped threads defining the dragons writhing amid clouds, flowers and a wide lishui border woven in bright colors with some painted details; the second a woman's semi-official vest similarly woven on a black silk ground with some painted details and attached civil rank badges depicting the quail of the eighth civil rank; the third a pale gray-green two-section skirt woven with dragon and phoenix patterns, some painted details and brocade trim (all with some wear, surface soiling)
42 3/4in (108.5cm) length of coat
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