Chinese
2799
Chinese
2800-Sold
Chinese
2804
Chinese
2811-Sold
Chinese
2817
Chinese
2818
Chinese
2864
Chinese
2865-Sold
Chinese
2876
Chinese
2880-Sold
Chinese
2882
Chinese
2883-Sold
Chinese
2916-Sold
Chinese
2931
Chinese
2935
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Please visit the last pages for recent acquisitions


2931

Antique Chinese Monks' Kesa. Silk Brocade With Gold Threads 1800-1900 A.D

Size 76" x 44"
Size 193 x 112 cm

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' Silk Kesa

 

 


Back to top
 About Us   Site Map   Textile History   Tell A Friend   Services   Bibliography   Links   Contact us