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Antique Chinese Monks' Kesa. Silk Brocade with Dragon Design 1800-1900 A.D

Size 76" x 44"
Size 193 x 112 cm

Detail below

Monks' apparel (kāṣāya). The monks normally used fabrics consisting of a patchwork of different scraps of cloth as a sign of humility; these therefore provide valuable insights into the various type of silk cloth and embroidery available at the time

Asian Textile History

Antique Chinese Monks' Kesa

 

 


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