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Antique Tibetan Canopy Made with Chinese Brocade
An antique Tibetan monastery canopy made up with the fabric of a Chinese polychrome silk and gold brocade robe yoke with two large dragons chasing flaming gems above waves and rocky outcrops and beneath a cloud filled sky and set against a field worked against a dark blue damask with cloud designs.
Early Qing dynasty, Circa 1700 AD
142.2 x 183 cm

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