6. Length of 18th Century Dress Material

An extremely rare mid 18th century hand painted length of satin / silk. Delicately painted in original vibrant colours with floral, leafy swags with deep pinks, purple & blue flowering buds and green leaves with gilded details. 

Imported to England from the workshops in Guangzhou for the British market, at the time this fabric would have been the height of fashion for dressmaking. Found in a Scottish estate as new condition, this bolt remained unused. 

China, 1760  
47ft long (14m)  

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