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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 51

    COMPLETE UNCUT REDDISH-BROWN CUT-VELVET YARDAGE FOR A DRAGON ROBE

    LATE QING DYNASTY

    Price Realised  

    COMPLETE UNCUT REDDISH-BROWN CUT-VELVET YARDAGE FOR A DRAGON ROBE
    LATE QING DYNASTY
    The sumptuous reddish-brown velvet cut to the paler ground to create the design of a court robe, with five-clawed dragons leaping amidst clouds and auspicious symbols above water motifs and a lishui stripe, with similar dragon decoration in the borders, collar and cuffs, the sleeves striped
    Approximately 312 in. (791 cm.) long x 20¾ in. (52.8 cm.) wide


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