Property from Various Owners
A blue summer gauze-ground embroidered dragon robe
Late Qing dynasty
The nine dragons embroidered in worn gilt-wrapped threads set amid clouds, auspicious symbols and the tall lishui border all outlined in counted stitches of white and subdued hue, the collar band and cuffs embroidered en suite on a black ground; separate later blue cotton lining.
53in (134.5cm) long