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Antique Chinese Silk Robe With Crashing Waves
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Antique Chinese Silk Robe With Crashing Waves

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Asian: Chinese: Textiles: Pre 1900: Item # 1247575
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Antique Chinese silken robe in a deep navy color adorned with blue butterflies, blue flowers with forbidden stitching, and rolling waves along the bottom. The sleeves are white silk with embroidery depicting flora and architecture in shades of blue, surrounded by gold stitching, with a beautiful robed woman carrying a fan. The mandarin collar has brightly colored cranes on either side and blue lucky bats on the back of the neck. Gold fasteners of interesting shape adorn the robe's front. 19th century Size 45.5" tall, 60.5" wide