05 octobre 2015

An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s

An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s. Estimate:£250 - £400. Photo courtesy Kerry Taylor Auctions An evening jacket of Cantonese embroidered silk, 1920s-30s. the lavender blue ground embroidered with large peonies and other blooms, white fur collar and cuffs, lined in green damask, chest 127cm, 50in The jacket belonged to the vendor's great aunt, Florence Lewis, the daughter of a businessman from Oxford. She wore this jacket when playing bridge - putting it on over her evening dress when... [Lire la suite]