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Two groups / sets of Chinese embroidered silk skirt streamers, late Qing / Republic period. The first group of eight streamers sewn in contrasting colors on the front and back. Each side embroidered with flowers. Some streamers ending in a decorative tassel. Measures 29" long (measurement does not include tassel length). The second group of ten matching streamers embroidered with flowers and birds on a white ground and reversed by red silk lining, now hanging from a single horizontal band. Measures 28.5" long.
PROVENANCE: Ex. collection of General Joseph Warren Stilwell (1883-1946) via his grandson, son of Winifred Stilwell Cox (daughter of General Stilwell).

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Chinese Embroidered Skirt Streamers, Stilwell

Estimate $300 - $400Dec 05, 2019
Starting Bid $150