1 - 2 July 2008
This lot is offered without a reserve
A CHINESE EMBROIDERED SILK RED GROUND SHORT JACKET WITH GOLD THREADS, DRAGONS, AND PHOENIXES,
LATE 19TH EARLY 20TH CENTURY
25½in. (64.7cm.) long
Donated to the Carnegie Museum of Art, from the collection of Oscar Hommel.
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