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(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe

(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe
(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe

(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe    (lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe

Is woven with the Imperial Five Claw Dragon that was only ever worn by the Emperor. Hi, I dont mean to be rude and I'm sure you know what you are doing but I noticed this robe has dragons with 5 claws which are said to be Imperial. We also thought it best to relist after finding some extra large front panels and. Pieces of embroidery that are part of this robe. They were in a bag at the bottom of a trunk we were going through.

The front panels are quite large and measure just over. 44" (110cms) long and 18" (45cms) wide. If we do find anymore pieces we will of course add them to the listing. Here is what we found on the web..

The various dragon robes worn in the Qing court sent signals about the rank and distinction of the wearer. Robes featuring the five-clawed dragon, called a long, could be worn by the emperor and his sons and selected court members of high distinction.

Certain princes and lower nobles could wear a robe featuring the mang, or four-clawed dragon. And even lower ranking officials could wear a robe with three-clawed dragons. The presence of additional ornamentationsuch as an embroidered border picturing the sacred Mount Kunlun, in western China, which was believed to be the center of the universe, or images of the "twelve sacred symbols" the sun, moon, stars, dragon, pheasant, mountains, sacrificial cups, waterweed, grains of millet, flames, sacrificial axe, and the fu symbol, an emblem. Associated with the power of the emperorwas also used to signify the wearer's place in society. While the dragon continues to be an important symbol.

In China, the dragon robe is an emblem of the past. Beautiful Chinese hand woven Purple silk brocade with fully hand embroidered. Cuffs and collar five claw Imperial Dragon Robe. 19th Century, it has the most beautiful embroidery.

With various subjects, including Imperial five claw Dragons, Cranes etc throughout. I comprises the full back portion of the robe plus another small piece and two large front panels. And a beautifully embroidered collar that matches the collar on the robe exactly.. In guaranteed mint condition with no issues.

Very early piece that we have been advised on good authority it is circa 185060. Beautiful item that has been hand woven through out on Purple pure silk. With Imperial Dragon's's, Crane's and various other subjects. The cuffs and trim are magnificent.

All hand embroidered, can you believe it. We have been advised this hand woven five claw Imperial dragon robe is. A very important piece and. Museum quality and can just imagine how good it would.

Open size with a total length of aprox 46 (115cms).. A beautiful Chinese antique hand embroidered silk brocade Imperial Dragon robe.

Is not a lot more l can say really but ask you to take a. Look at the photos, what you see is what you will get.. We were recently given this portion of a magnificent embroidered Chinese robe to sell earlier this week and. It came from a local estate here in Brighton. The previous owner was a costume designer and had amassed a. Huge collection of vintage items for research and inspiration. Incredible things being listed already but have just been given two more large trunks of. Incredible Antique textiles to sell. These include many older Chinese embroideries, Japanese and Indian Textiles and some. Stunning very early African Textiles. These will all be listed over the next few weeks so. If there is anyone who can tell us anymore about the Antique textiles we are listing. Then we would be very happy to hear from you.

Part of a great collection of furs, bags and vintage pieces we will be listing over the next few days that have come to us fresh from local estates here in Brighton and Hove. There are several other early Chinese embroideries from this collection. Being listed so please take a look at the photos as we will always.

The item "(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe" is in sale since Saturday, February 20, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Asian/ Oriental Antiques\Chinese\Textiles". The seller is "happy-fella" and is located in East Sussex,.

This item can be shipped to North, South, or Latin America, to all countries in Europe, to all countries in continental Asia, to Australia.

  • Product: Textiles
  • Age: 1850-1899
  • Region of Origin: Chinese
  • Original/Repro: Original
  • Primary Material: Silk


(lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe    (lóngpáo) Circa 185060 Antique Five Claw Chinese Silk Imperial Dragon Robe