Lot 71: A rare silk dress embroidered with gold dragons
October 22, 2016
Sarzana (SP), ItalyLive Auction
dating: 19th Century
Made of blue silk, the front latch featuring metallic buttons; finely embroidered with gold thread depicting eight, five-nail dragons flying among clouds chasing the flaming pearl and featuring Buddhist symbols; a violent band decorated with gold dragons frame the neck; each cuff is embroidered with gold dragons among clouds and bats.
dimensions: dimensions 221 x 138 cm.