A formal court robe (chi'fu) of blue silk, embroidered in brightly coloured silks and couched gilt thread with nine dragons amidst clouds and auspicous emblems above a sea-wave border, with gilt striped lower sleeves, embroidered borders and horse-shoe cuffs of black silk, late 19th/early 20th century, some gilt thread lifting
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A formal court robe (chi'fu) of blue silk, embroidered in brightly coloured silks and couched gilt thread with nine dragons amidst clouds and auspicous emblems above a sea-wave border, with gilt striped lower sleeves, embroidered borders and horse-shoe cuffs of black silk, late 19th/early 20th century, some gilt thread lifting

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A formal court robe (chi'fu) of blue silk, embroidered in brightly coloured silks and couched gilt thread with nine dragons amidst clouds and auspicous emblems above a sea-wave border, with gilt striped lower sleeves, embroidered borders and horse-shoe cuffs of black silk, late 19th/early 20th century, some gilt thread lifting
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