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AN EXTREMELY RARE PALE YELLOW GAUZE MAN’S ROBE, CHANGFU
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN
AN EXTREMELY RARE PALE YELLOW GAUZE MAN’S ROBE, CHANGFU

18TH CENTURY

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AN EXTREMELY RARE PALE YELLOW GAUZE MAN’S ROBE, CHANGFU
18TH CENTURY
The robe is made of pale yellow damask gauze finely woven with roundels of dragons confronting flaming pearls.
52 ¼ in. (132.7) long, 90 ¼ in. (229.2 cm.,) wide
Provenance
Jon Eric Riis, Atlanta.

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Lot Essay

A similar pale yellow robe with dragon roundels in silk rather than gauze, in the collection of The Victoria and Albert Museum, is published by Verity Wilson in Chinese Dress, London, 1986, p. 39.

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