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Virgil (Virgil Harris Mulkey). Virgil’s Chinese Imperial Chestnut Dragon Robe. Late nineteenth century brown silk robe ornately embroidered with imperial symbols including eight large dragons, bats, koi, clouds, flowers, daggers, swords, fans and fire with wave pattern at hems. Dragons stitched in brilliant gold thread; many flowers created with seed or “forbidden” stitch. Lined with light blue silk; original bronze closures intact. Includes vintage photograph portraying the magician performing on stage in the same robe. Mending and repairs evident throughout; some stitching starting to unravel. Measures 56” from collar to bottom hem.

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Virgil’s Chinese Imperial Chestnut Dragon Robe.

Estimate $2,000 - $3,000Mar 3, 2018
Auction Curated By:
Gabe Fajuri
Magic Memorabilia Specialist
3759 N. Ravenswood Ave.
Suite 121
Chicago, IL 60613
United States
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