FASHIONED OF AN IMPERIAL YELLOW SATIN WITH HAND EMBROIDERY OF LARGE TWO TONE BLUE DRAGONS WITH SWIRLING SYMBOLS THROUGHOUT. SATIN FROGS CLOSE THE FRONT FROM NECKLINE TO BOTTOM. THE SLEEVES ARE MASSIVE, LONG, AND DRAPING AND THE REAR FLOWS IN AN EXTREMELY LONG TRAIN.I HAVE HAD MANY OF THESE OVER THE YEARS, THIS IS BY FAR THE BEST AND MOST ELABORATE. THE EMBROIDERY IS RICH IN COLOR AND OUTLINES IN COUCHED METALLIC GOLD THREAD WITH THE SYMBOLS VIRTUALLY FULLY FILLING IN THE ENTIRE GROUND AND RICH SHADING SEEN TO THE FOUND ORB CIRCLES ON EACH SHOULDER. RAINBOW ROUNDS DETAIL THE ENDS OF THE SLEEVES WITH THE FRONT BOTTOM, SHOULDERS, AND REAR TRAIN IN WAVES OF THE MATCHING DETAIL. THERE ARE EIGHT DRAGONS IN ALL. INTERIOR IS LINED IN A TAFFETA FABRIC AND STAMPED SEVERAL TIMES ON THE INNER NECKLINE KWOK SING MUSICAL ASSOCIATION SINGAPORE.
CONDITION: THE COLORING OF THE NECKLINE HAVE TARNISH TO THE GOLD THREADS. A STITCH IS NEEDED ON THE UNDERARM SEAM TO CLOSE, SEVERAL FROGS ARE WORN WITH TORN LOOPS AND NEW ONES ARE NEEDED. A SMALL SPOT OF WEAR TO THE LEFT EDGE TRAIN WHERE THE LINING HAS TORN AWAY IN A 1 X 3 INCH AREA. FOUR PINHEAD STAINS AND A ONE INCH SMUDGE TO THE SILK SATIN.
THE INNER LINING IS HEAVILY DISCOLORED WITH DISCOLORATION UNDER THE ARMS AND SPOTTING THROUGH THE BACK THAT IS COMPLETELY UNSEEN FROM THE EXTERIOR. THE INSIDE COLLAR IS LINED IN SILK THAT HAS FRAYED AND SHRED WEAR.
CENTER NECKLINE TO SLEEVE END: 36. LENGTH OF THE SLEEVE: 34. FRONT LENGTH FROM SHOULDER TO BOTTOM: 45. Vintage and antique items ARE NOT new items. IF YOU ARE IN GERMANY OR ITALY.
Often for proper fit, hang, and wear ability, pieces will need to be altered and/or adding a hook or snap here or there, with a seam closure or strengthening needed. Vintage clothing is most often worn previously, and if old stock, often has slight imperfections from storage, a hint of color or odor.
Measurements are to be assumed that they are at maximum, if you have any questions, please ask PRIOR to the auctions end. These are antique articles, having the age stated.All flaws if any are painstakingly outlined. _gsrx_vers_1228 GS 8.1 (1228). The item "ANTIQUE IMPERIAL YELLOW W BLUE DRAGON CHINESE OPERA COAT / ROBE W LONG TRAIN" is in sale since Wednesday, June 3, 2020. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles". The seller is "jamiexmas*" and is located in Southbridge, Massachusetts. This item can be shipped worldwide.