Embroidered Gauze Robe
This embroidered, formal men’s summer robe is from the early 20th century. It features silk gauze fabric, a front overflap closing to the right, and tapered sleeves ending with flared cuffs. The design is a celestial landscape with nine five-clawed, two-horned dragons, water, mountains, birds, , gold and black edging, Li-Shui stripes, all executed on purple gauze ground.
Circa: Early 20th Century
Material: Silk gauze with silk and metalic thread embroidery
Dimensions: 54" x 87"
Inventory number: WR3868