Opera costume (1) - Cotton, Silk - Dragon, Flowers - China - Early 20th century

Description
Opera costume (1) - Cotton, Silk - Dragon, Flowers - China - Early 20th century
Good condition, see description - 135×210×0 cm

This hand embroidered historic Chinese costume dates back to about a century ago.
Made from cotton and silk with golden embroidery.
Strictly speaking, this type of dragon (long) with five claws was reserved for the ruler and his family members, but numerous cases of abuse of this privilege have been documented.
With some signs of wear (visible in the photos).
This piece was found and purchased in Beijing.
The dimensions are 135 x 210 cm and the weight is 1629 g.
Sent via express courier.

Lot details
Total nr of items
1
Object
Opera costume
Technique
Embroidered
Material
Cotton, Silk
Period
Early 20th century
Region/ Country of origin
China
Theme/ depiction
Dragon, Flowers
Condition
Good condition, see description
Dimensions
135×210×0 cm
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