Lot 505: Antique Chinese Embroidered Skirt
October 6, 2012
Cleveland, OH, USALive Auction
Description: First quarter of the 20th century, the paneled black skirt embroidered in metallic gold with scrolling dragons on the waist, hem, and in six medallions on recto and verso, accented in polychrome embroidery with scrolling clouds and waves, with blue trim woven in gold metallic threads. 38"L (top of bottom of skirt) 36"W. Condition: wear and losses to waist band, some light wear throughout, generally good.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.