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AN IMPERIAL BLACKISH-BLUE SATIN BROCADE ROBE, CHUBA
AN IMPERIAL BLACKISH-BLUE SATIN BROCADE ROBE, CHUBA
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AN IMPERIAL BLACKISH-BLUE SATIN BROCADE ROBE, CHUBA

THE BROCADE, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)

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AN IMPERIAL BLACKISH-BLUE SATIN BROCADE ROBE, CHUBA
THE BROCADE, KANGXI PERIOD (1662-1722)
The side-closing chuba was tailored in Tibet from Chinese Kangxi-period dark-blue silk brocade, woven in gold and multi-colored threads with five-clawed dragons grasping flaming pearls and superimposed against a background of cloud clusters picked out in various shades of pink, blue, green and ochre, all above the terrestrial diagram at the hem. The collar and facing are fashioned from waves.
56 in. (142.2 cm.) long x 83 ¼ in (211.5 cm.) wide
Provenance
Robert Brandt, London, 2006.

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