19 March 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 5,000
Estimate USD 2,500 - USD 3,500
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.
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