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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 208

    A ROYAL COSTUME

    KOREAN, 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    A ROYAL COSTUME
    KOREAN, 19TH CENTURY
    comprising bodice with silk gauze rainbow sleeves, the cuffs and ties printed in gilt with rosettes, the orange gauze skirts woven with crane roundels and printed at the hem with gilt chrysanthemums and characters (2)


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    The gilt printing to the hem and bodice of this high quality robe indicates a wearer of high status, possibly from the Royal family.

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