Please read full description and view all 12 pictures Amazing AUTHENTIC Antique Chinese Metallic Gold and Orange Dragon Robe Museum Historic Piece Original Theatrical Peking Opera Costume This is a REAL Opera Robe that was used by a Theater company in China during the Qing dynasty and after it fell by the Maoists SIGNED and STAMPED the Red Circle Stamp (picture 12) Hand embroidered with pure silk floss on orange silk ground, bright colors, lite blues, indigoes, and couched Giant Gold Dragons, buddhist symbols, fire, clouds, the universal ocean with rainbow waves, flaming pearls of wisdom Super Shiney Gold Metallic Thread! There are 2 long blue silk strips of cloth that go down the sides of the robe and has Chinese characters embroidered on then (picture 10) a super intriguing piece of history! A definite Museum RELIC this is a large robe the manikin is about a size 14 womens to give an idea of size Condition: This is an authentic piece NOT made for tourist market and WAS USED for decades and has some repairs to it because it was used for the Chinese Opera There are loose threads, 2 tears and repair in the back as shown in picture 11, some threadbare shown in picture 12. The hem was taken out and there is a crease shown at the bottom of picture 9, I try to show all types of repairs used in this garment it is AS IS BEAUTIFUL, LARGE and HEAVY, ORIGINAL and ONE OF A KIND Pure Silk outside robe with inside lining added at a later date, made from cotton? Track Page Views With. Auctiva’s FREE Counter. The item “Antique Chinese Silk Gold Dragon Robe Embroidered Ching Qing 19thc Opera Theater” is in sale since Sunday, June 25, 2017. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles”. The seller is “nightwind” and is located in West Haven, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Color: Orange and Metallic Gold
- Region of Origin: Chinese Ch’ing Qing Dynasty
- Primary Material: Silk
- Maker: Chinese Opera Theater
- Age: 1900-1940
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Type: Dragon