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    Sale 5335

    Japanese Art & Asian Textiles including the Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    6 November 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 340

    AN IMPERIAL TURQUOISE CHI'FU OR FORMAL ROBE

    CHINESE, MID 19TH CENTURY

    Price Realised  

    AN IMPERIAL TURQUOISE CHI'FU OR FORMAL ROBE
    CHINESE, MID 19TH CENTURY
    embroidered with nine gilt, five toed dragons


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    The use of turquoise robes was the priviledge of the immediate members of the Imperial family. It is usually associated with female members. This robe displays the elbow bands and closed front of a lady's robe.

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