Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Robe, late Qing.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1920: Item # 1035650

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Dark blue silk satin embroidered with multi-colored and „sanlan" silk in satin stitch. Scattered scheme of flowers, melons and cicada moths, the hem with deep water pattern. Bordered with differentially embroidered bands. A calf-length woman's garment with slit sides and a center-front opening with loops on both sides. Light blue silk damask lining. Condition: The neck band replaced with a black ribbon. The sleeve and opening borders seems not to be original. Embroidery partially worn, some loose threads, bands and lining with few holes and stains. One missing loop. Dimension: length: 115 cm, width: 132 cm.