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A civil mandarin's formal chaofu skirt

A civil mandarin's formal chaofu skirt


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1910: Item # 1333540

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Mark & Period, Antique Asian Arts
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 $5,900.00 
A chaofu skirt for formal court wear with a black silk satin ground embroidered in couched gold-wrapped thread and satin stitch with a band of roundels of dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst clouds,endless knot and double happiness symbols and bats above cresting waves and a narrow lishui stripe, the top of the skirt and a small pendent flap (ren) similarly decorated. Late 19th century. In good antique condition, small amount of loss thread,damage and fraying.