AUTHENTIC ANTIQUE CHINESE Silk Embroidered IMPERIAL ROBE Butterflies Floral Bats 19th C. Antique Applique Embroidered Butterflies, Floral & Bats Ecru Creme Silk Weave Brocade Robe dates to the late 19th c during the Qing DynastyCreme Ecru Silk Damask Weave Brocade with designRobin's Egg Blue Silk Piping & EdgingBlack Silk Trim Applique of Colorful embroidered Butterflies, Floral, Chinese figurals & batsLoose fitting robe tunic fastens to the side with decorative imprinted Bat "Treble Gilt" Metal Buttons with loop closureTypical Ruyi CollarlineSide Sleets decorated with Black Embroidered Applique & Silk Embroidered TrimLong full wide sleeves with bands of colorful embroidered silk trim & blue edgingUnlined. Measurements are Dropped Shoulders 39" long each, Sleeves 12.75" long each, Armholes 37" around each ie 18.5" long on side each, Chest 27.5" across from lower armpit to armpit of sleeves, Shoulder to hem 38.5" long & Total Center Back Length 41.
In Antique Pre-Owned conditionBrought here to Maine through the China Trade 1899-very early 1900s by my Great, Great Grandfather Sea Captn Charles Shaw of Port Clyde ie listed as a sea captain in the book "The Town that Went to Sea".. Thomaston & Georges Valley, MaineSome of the applique & trim has come unstitched here & there, so will need to be re-sewn by hand esp around the Ruyi collar & some of the trimThe Ecru Creme silk damask brocade has some age speckles & some age yellowing small areas of staining here & there, spill spot area back of sleeve... Thou this was not brought back by my ancestors from China to really be wornA few to some loose threadsSome light fading, light fraying around the blue silk banding of collarSome fraying around the button loopsSome wear to blue silk satin edging/piping here & thereBat Decor Buttons are "Treble Gilt"? Has always been stored in our home since 1971 after we inherited this Antique Chinese RobeNo strong odors when deeply inhaledSmoke-free home. The item "ANTIQUE CHINESE Silk Embroidered IMPERIAL ROBE Butterflies Floral Bats 19th C" is in sale since Friday, March 22, 2019.
This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles". The seller is "polishqueen" and is located in Orland, Maine. This item can be shipped worldwide.