Lot 39
A Chinese Red Silk Embroidered Robe with Butterflies
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Early to mid 20th century, red silk ground is embroidered with flora and ornate butterflies with phoenix style tails, opens to the front with golden buttons along a black ground textile border that is repeated at the wide sleeve cuffs, the cuffs are sage green silk ground with vases of flowers, some in the "Forbidden Stitch," interior of robe is lined with salmon colored fabric.

45 x 60 in.

some areas with discoloration to silk; stains to neck area of lining; some light stains and dirt toward bottom hem; some lifting of border ribbon in areas.