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A CHESTNUT-GROUND FUR-LINED 'DRAGON' ROBE, JIFU
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A CHESTNUT-GROUND FUR-LINED 'DRAGON' ROBE, JIFU

19TH CENTURY

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A CHESTNUT-GROUND FUR-LINED 'DRAGON' ROBE, JIFU
19TH CENTURY
The robe is woven in shades of green, blue, purple and white and couched gold threads with eight five-clawed dragons pursuing flaming pearls amidst cloud scrolls, shou-roundels, cranes and Buddhist emblems above lishui stripes.
52 in. (132 cm.) long
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