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Lot 8145. An embroidered blue silk gauze summer dragon robe, Late Qing dynasty. Sold for US$ 2,750 (€2,523)Photo Bonhams.

The nine dragons worked mainly in couched gilt threads with counted-stitch details in white, yellow, shades of blue and purple also outlining the surrounding cloud scrolls, bats, auspicious emblems in tall lishui border, the neck bands and cuffs embroidered en suite on a black gauze ground. 57in (145cm) long

Property from the Collection of Virginia Murray, Sacramento, California 

Bonhams. CHINESE, INDIAN AND HIMALAYAN WORKS OF ART AND PAINTINGS, 10 Dec 2015 10:00 PST - SAN FRANCISCO