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In like perfect condition, the lining has stains and around the neck the trim is loose needs to be sew in place (about half of it) no holes or stain on the robe itself, the fabric has aged a little since it wasn't properly stored
from the beginning of the 20Th century about 1910-20 art deco period
I don't mean in any way to insult anyone, and if this symbol means hate for some people my apologies
silk, hand embroidered, with the above mentioned symbol for Buddhism and eternity in chinese culture, rare find
the other dominant feature is like a butterfly or a moth with the swastika on its wings. I don't know what that means
is about size M
is 27" shoulder seam to shoulder seam, 23 across the chest from armpit to armpit
21" at the waist
23" wide at the hips
is 47" long and the sleeves are 10" long
Although the Swastika is often synonymous with the Nazi movement of the 20th century (actually a reverse swastika), it was widely used in ancient times as a symbol of prosperity and good fortune. It originally represented the revolving sun, fire, or life. One of the oldest known Swastikas was painted on a paleolithic cave at least 10,000 years ago.

The Swastika was widely utilized in ancient Mesopotamia coinage and appeared in early Christian and Byzantium art. In China, about 2000 years ago, when Buddhism was brought to China from India, the Chinese also borrowed the Swastika and its sense of auspiciousness. In China, the Swastika is considered to be a Chinese character with the reading of WAN in Mandarin Chinese.

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Vintage Chinese art deco silk robe hand embroidered with Swastika WAN Buddhist symbol of prosperity by thekaliman


  • Vintage item from the 1910s
  • Material: silk
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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