Property From a Southern California Collection
Two Manchu woman's silk brocade robes with embroidered decoration, changyi
Late Qing dynasty
One of pale pink floral brocade, the ivory silk cuffs embroidered in bright colors with flowers, grapes and butterflies while fish and water weeds fill the ivory silk border bands; the second of pale blue floral brocade, the ivory silk cuffs and black silk border bands embroidered with brightly colored flowers.
56 and 54 1/2in (142 and '38.5cm) long