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Antique Tibetan Early Qing Kesi Lama’s Dance Collar
Antique Tibetan Lama's dance Collar made in four petal shaped lobes of polychrome silk and gold wrapped floss woven in kesi (slit tapestry) weave with a motif of large peony blooms and butterflies all against a bright golden ground; the outer border made of period blue brocade.
Early Qing dynasty, Kangxi period
Circa 1675 AD
60 x 60 cm
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