6 November 2008,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 3,000
Estimate GBP 1,500 - GBP 2,000
A MAROON SUMMER WEAVE SILK ROBE FOR A HAN WOMAN
CHINESE, LATE 19TH CENTURY
embroidered in counted stitch with crane roundels above a seawave border
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