17 - 18 September 2015
AN UNUSUAL EMBROIDERED MIDNIGHT-BLUE-GROUND SURCOAT WITH CRANE ROUNDELS, GUA
LATE 19TH CENTURY
The midnight-blue satin is embroidered with eight crane roundels interspersed with various auspicious treasures above the terrestrial diagram and lishui stripe, the decoration repeated again on the cuffs.
54 ¾ in. (139 cm.) long x 71 ¾ in. (182.2 cm.) wide
Ethno-Textil, Germany, 2005.
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