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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 110

    A BLACK GAUZE AND IVORY SATIN WOMAN'S JACKET, AO, AND SKIRT, PAO

    EARLY 20TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    A BLACK GAUZE AND IVORY SATIN WOMAN'S JACKET, AO, AND SKIRT, PAO
    EARLY 20TH CENTURY
    The black silk damask gauze patterned with scattered flowers handsomely set off by the wavy outline of the ivory-colored satin trim and pipinig, the jacket with high collar, the skirt with fine black cotton waistband
    Jacket 31 in. (79 cm.) long x 50 in. (127 cm.) across, skirt 38 in. (96.5 cm.) long (2)


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    Compare a black sleevless tunic with similar white satin trim of wavy outline illustrated by V. Garrett, Chinese Dress, Tokyo/Rutland, Vermont/Singapore, 2007, p. 135, fig. 266.