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Opera costume (1) - Cotton, Silk - Dragon, Flowers - China - Early 20th century

Lot reference 29597945

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Location: Italy
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$176 Bidder 3502
18-10-2019 07:31:55
$165 Bidder 3502
18-10-2019 07:31:21

Good condition, see description - 135×210×0 cm

Total nr of items: 1
Object: Opera costume
Technique: Embroidered
Material: Cotton, Silk
Period: Early 20th century
Region/ Country of origin: China
Theme/ depiction: Dragon, Flowers
Condition: Good condition, see description
Dimensions: 135×210×0 cm

This hand embroidered historic Chinese costume dates back to about a century ago.
Made from cotton and silk with golden embroidery.
Strictly speaking, this type of dragon (long) with five claws was reserved for the ruler and his family members, but numerous cases of abuse of this privilege have been documented.
With some signs of wear (visible in the photos).
This piece was found and purchased in Beijing.
The dimensions are 135 x 210 cm and the weight is 1629 g.
Sent via express courier.

It Pieroborgo  

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