9 November 2007,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,750
Estimate GBP 800 - GBP 1,200
A BROWN SILK CHI'FU FORMAL COURT ROBE, 19TH CENTURY
embroidered with nine gilt dragons against a dense cloud band ground, lower sleeves and cuffs missing
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Brown silk grounds are reserved for members of the Imperial household such as Imperial Dukes.
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