Chinese Theatrical Robe and Qing Tasseled Collar, 2 items total. 1st item: Chinese blue silk theatrical robe, black border to body with multicolor stripe borders to sleeves. Multicolor and gilt embroidered decoration throughout including dragon chasing the flaming pearl, precious objects, bat and wave decoration. 54" H x 26" W. 1st half 20th century. 2nd item: Chinese Qing period embroidered and tasseled woman's pendant collar with silk embroidered designs including twin fish and ju-i head with tassled woven pendant to the front and tassels to the corners. 22" L w/ tassels x 17" W. Late 19th century. Provenance: Descended through a Virgina family whose mother acquired them during the 1940's-50's while living and serving as a missionary and nurse in China. CONDITION: 1st item: Overall good condition, scattered pulling and losses to embroidery, separation to seam under right arm. Top button loop is torn. 2nd item: Losses and fraying to peach silk lining. One area of wear (3/4 inch) to outside blue border on back.
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