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Chinese Antique Silk Robe With Blue Butterflies
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Chinese Antique Silk Robe With Blue Butterflies

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1240038
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Chinese antique silk women's robe, embroidered with butterflies and flowers, with elaborate butterflies and fruit in forbidden stitch with gold thread details on a dark, blue silk ground, edged in black silk and lined in light blue silk, also with butterfly and flower woven pattern. Interior of sleeves can be folded back to reveal beautiful forbidden stitch embroidery of multicolored flowers and butterflies. 19 century. Size: 41" tall x 52" across with sleeves folded, 41" x 61" unfolded sleeves