Lot 503: Group of Antique Chinese Embroidered Silk Skirts
October 6, 2012
Cleveland, OH, USALive Auction
Description: Chinese, first quarter of the 20th century, comprising a medium blue silk damask pleated skirt embroidered with stylized fruit and flowers, enclosed within embroidered scrolling metallic gold borders (29"W (at waistband. 37"L waistband to hem); a lavender, green, blue and yellow pleated panel skirt embroidered in shades of blue thread and metallic gold thread with stylized flowers (46"W at waistband. 37"L waistband to hem); and a slate blue damask panel skirt embroidered with stylized flowers (44"W at waistband. 39"L waistband to hem). Condition: first skirt in good condition; multi colored skirt with losses and wear to panels; slate blue skirt with light watermarks, light stains and all with light grime.Provenance: From the Estate of Eloise and Waldemar Meckes, Jr.