Antique Womens Chinese Coat Robe Embroidered Magnificent
Gorgeous antique silk embroidered Chinese coat or robe, late 19th century, yet its in mint condition. The lower Lishui border is embroidered with diagonal bands and rounded billows representing a sea-wave with water and rocks on the center symbolizing the earth mountain. Embroidery work required great skill and was a time consuming process, and mostly was made for the Imperial court officials. It has its original chiseled gilded brass buttons and black cotton lining. This would make a stunning evening coat and will fit even up to a size 14 modern.
Marked Size: none Bust: 48
Sleeve from shoulder: 15.25
Sleeve from underarm: 15.25
Length (shoulder to hem): 37