Chinese Imperial Dragon Silk Court Robe 52''x62''.
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Chinese Imperial Dragon Silk Court Robe 52''x62''. Polychrome silk embroidery with gold thread dragons and forbidden stitch motifs. Depicts nine five-clawed imperial dragons (one hidden) chasing the flaming pearl. Sleeve panels have imperial dragon and bat motifs. Sleeves have been shortened with scattered tears and fray from age. It still maintains three of its original gold buttons. 18th or 19th century, Qing dynasty.