Chinese Embroidered Silk Summer Robe Coat C19th
A Chinese embroidered woman’s summer coat or robe. Made in off white silk satin with silk embroidery incorporating figures, insects, fish, frogs, crabs, grass hoppers, birds and herons.
Fully lined in an ultra fine silk brocade.
In good antique condition with some very light colour runs around blue binding on sleeves and light marks on main body of coat. Nothing particularly noticeable apart from in close inspection.
across back under arms: 56cm
sleeve length: 32cm
nape neck-hem: 104cm