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Antique Chinese Imperial Robe,.... A very Rare Embroidered Blue Silk robe of State, CHAOPAO Worked predominantly in satin stitch and fine couched gold outline with blue dragons, displaying a front -facing five clawed dragon at the chest and back amidst multicolored cloud clusters interspersed with bats and various beribboned precious objects, above the waistband decorated with striding confronted dragons to which is attached a small dragon-decorated square panel (ren), the gathered, full skirt displaying six dragon roundels and a repeated pattern of confronted dragons above a narrow terrestrial diagram and lishui stripe at the hem,
1800-1900 A.D

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Antique Chinese Imperial Robe

 

 


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