Chinese Lady's Informal Silk Robe w. Roundels, 19th C.

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Pre 1900: Item # 1197369

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A dark blue satin woman's garment with center opening fastened with five gilt metal ball buttons. The ground embroidered partially in Peking knot, with eight flower and butterfly roundels, between antique vessels. The hem with seawave border in couched gold-metal wrapped thread. The straight sleeves with embroidered outer and inner cuff bands. Blue silk lining and later fustian lining. Condition: fair - needs a restoration! Loose and missing threads, shortened and altered, satin worn and with frayed areas along cuffs and shoulders. Slit sides with tears, some missing or worn bands. Dimension: 110 cm high, cuff to cuff: 146 cm