A WINTER OVERGARMENT WITH FLOWERS AND BUTTERFLIES, FUR-LINED
1.500 € - 2.500 €
Description:China, 19th ct.
L. 115 cm, B. 146 cm
Navy blue silk satin embroidered with colored silk with peonies, chrysanthemums, camellias, orchids and other flowers, fruits like pomegranates and peaches and large butterflies. Sleeve bands of light blue silk, embroidered to match. Five brass ball buttons. Lining: Very fine curly white fur, probably Karakul sheep.
From the collection of Hermann Friedrich Ensinger (1872-1937)
Good condition with only a few traces of use