14 décembre 2010

A Manchu cloth and metal partial suit of ceremonial armor, Late 19th Century

A Manchu cloth and metal partial suit of ceremonial armor, Late 19th Century. photo Bonhams Including a coat of dark blue silk lined with cotton, paper and pale blue silk, mounted with gilt metal studs and embroidered in the couching technique with gilt-wrapped threads forming a dragon roundel that repeats on the back of the coat, on the skirt and the pair of shoulder guards; the shoulder guards attached with gilt metal plates chased with dragons, fish and waves on a delicately pounced ground; the larger pieces of the costume... [Lire la suite]
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