Antique Chinese Kesa. Silk brocade Monks' Robe 1750-1850 A.D
Size 76" x 44"
Size 193 x 112 cm
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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
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