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Antique Qing Chinese Silk Embroidered Wedding Skirt
Stunning Chinese Wedding over skirt or costume. Fine satin stitch and couched gold thread elaborate on multi hued silks with traditional dragon and phoenix Emperor and Empress motifs. Condition: overall very good, however, "as-is" because there is a prominent circular discoloration on the phoenix panel, see photos. Slightly lighter on one side due to solar exposure consistent with age. Probably from 1880 - 1910.


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