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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 126

    A BAMBOO MAN'S VEST

    LATE QING DYNASTY

    Price Realised  

    A BAMBOO MAN'S VEST
    LATE QING DYNASTY
    Made of tiny tubular bamboo beads threaded together to form a net-like structure, edged in pale blue silk
    25¾ in. (65.5 cm.) long


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    A very similar example of 19th century date is illustrated by V.M. Garret, Chinese Clothing, An Illustrated Guide, New York, 1994, p. 80, fig. 6.7.

    Provenance

    Private English collection.