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Asian Art Auction

August 18 - August 20, 2016

Lot #1019
DepartmentTextiles
Sold For$2,900.00(hammer price)
 $3,480.00(price including buyer's premium)
Last UpdatedSeptember 2, 2016

Description

LADY'S SILK COURT VEST 19th Century
Fifth rank civil badge on chest with silver pheasant and gold threadwork sun. All surrounded by Forbidden Stitch lotus flowers outlined in gilt thread, gilt-thread dragons, and Endless knots with colorful bats, clouds, and waves on a dark blue silk ground. Multicolored fringe ends. Length 45 (114.3 cm)."

Condition

Some losses and/or pulls to the gilt threadwork, but otherwise in good condition and silk is intact. No other damages/repairs detected.

Measurements:
24 across widest point (under arm to under arm)
40" in length at center front, from center neck to bottom of fringe"

The description of the item above may not be the final version used in the catalog. The descriptions are as yet unedited and may contain mistakes. The description, estimates and photos could all be wrong. In rare cases they may not end up in this sale. Once the items have received their lot number the descriptions will have been changed if needed.

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