PLEASE SEE OUR NEW LISTING OF CHINESE ANTIQUES THIS WEEK! This is an exceptional antique Chinese silk embroidered dragon robe. Five clawed with nine dragons (for high rank, probably a noblewoman). In a scarce color, the ground is burgundy (looks redder in picture). The dragons are in couched gold threads. Finely embroidered with great detail. Made in the Guangxu Period, late 19th/early 20th century. Condition, on the purple border near the neck there are a few small areas of separtion to the purple silk (the longest is only 2 inches), slightest fading, needs a loop for gold ball at neck, edge of neck border with slightest wear. It is actually in good condition aside from these minor things. Length 53 1/2 inches, width at bottom 36 inches. The item “Scarce Antique Chinese Silk Embroidery Five Claw Nine Dragon Robe, Guangxu” is in sale since Wednesday, September 02, 2015. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\China\Robes & Textiles”. The seller is “chinaman8122″ and is located in Vernon-Rockville, Connecticut. This item can be shipped worldwide.