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Item: E9491

  • Description: A Chinese Manchu court-lady's wedding robe. It is finely embroidered in coloured silk threads on a red satin ground on both sides with a motif of a phoenix on rockwork surrounded by peony flowers and butterflies (symbolic of the bride and happiness). The sleeve panels and borders are similarly decorated. Original silk lining.
  • Date: c 1900
  • Condition: Excellent condition.
  • Size: 50" x 54"
  • Availability: Sold

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