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Chinese Silk Robe with Peony, Floral, and Moth Embroidery with Forbidden Stitch

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Type Robe
Materials Embroidered, Silk
Period Late 19th/ Early 20th Century, Antique
Origin China
Form Type Female
Lining Materials Silk
Embellishments Embroidery, Forbidden Stitch
Additional Information Qing dynasty period (1644-1911). Straight button knot pankous; blue silk lining; embroidery depicts peony, mums, blossoms, tree branches, and moth symbols with scrolls and floral symbols on the sleeve cuffs and the forbidden stitch.
  • Secondhand clothing, handbags and accessories may retain minor imperfections throughout. Any measurements provided are approximate.


- fabric wear with areas of discoloration, staining and shredding; loose threads to pankou frog closures.


1.0" W x 1.0" H x 1.0" D

- 29" sleeve length from center back, 17.5" sleeve opening, 44" center back length.

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