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Chinese Embroidered Apricot Silk Woman's Skirt Apron, 19th C.

Chinese Embroidered Apricot Silk Woman's Skirt Apron, 19th C.


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1363485

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A Chinese woman's paired apron wraparound satin silk gored skirt with two main panels, attached to a undyed cotton waistband. The panels are elaborately embroidered in Peking knot and couched gold wrapped threads showing a "mang" dragon, phoenix, deer and other auspicious symbols. Blue silk lining. Condition: allover irregularly faded (the skirt was presented in a showcase for a very long time). Embroidery with some missing and loose threads. Staining to ground fabric, lining and waistband. Black satin borders with some losses, some seams undone. Dimension: 91.5 cm high x 121 cm.