2017. A Summer 'Dragon' Robe

Object description
A SUMMER 'DRAGON' ROBE (JIFU) the blue robe worked with nine five-clawed dragons, each side with a full-faced dragon coiling around the 'flaming pearl', all set amidst ruyi clouds, 'precious objects', shou characters and bats above a terrestrial diagram and a lishui stripe separated by further clouds, the same decoration repeated on the border, collar and horsehoof cuffs, 19th century, length c. 145 cm

A Summer 'Dragon' Robe