A WOMAN'S KESI AND EMBROIDERED SILK COURT VEST, XIAPEI Late 19th century

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Lot 105
A WOMAN'S KESI AND EMBROIDERED SILK COURT VEST, XIAPEI
Late 19th century

Sold for US$ 5,625 inc. premium
A WOMAN'S KESI AND EMBROIDERED SILK COURT VEST, XIAPEI
Late 19th century
Made with a front opening, the front and back secured at the sides by woven ribbons and applied with a kesi civil second rank golden pheasant badge, embroidered in gold-wrapped thread and satin stitch with a floral ruyi cloud collar above and five-clawed dragons below, all amidst pairs of rank badge birds, clouds and auspicious emblems, the pointed hems decorated with lishui borders and hung with 'cash' netting suspending silk tassels.
43in (109.2cm) long

Footnotes

  • 十九世紀末 石青地繡龍紋緙絲二品錦雞補命婦霞帔
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A WOMAN'S KESI AND EMBROIDERED SILK COURT VEST, XIAPEI Late 19th century
A WOMAN'S KESI AND EMBROIDERED SILK COURT VEST, XIAPEI Late 19th century
A WOMAN'S KESI AND EMBROIDERED SILK COURT VEST, XIAPEI Late 19th century
A WOMAN'S KESI AND EMBROIDERED SILK COURT VEST, XIAPEI Late 19th century
A WOMAN'S KESI AND EMBROIDERED SILK COURT VEST, XIAPEI Late 19th century
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