200 Lexington Avenue #806 New York City, NY 10016 United States 212.447.7717
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$ 8,500

19th Century Qing Dynasty Chinese Bamboo Jacket

Origin China
Period 19th Century
Materials Bamboo
W. 80.25 in; H. 40.25 in; D. 4.5 in;
W. 203.84 cm; H. 102.24 cm; D. 11.43 cm;
Condition Good. Consistent wear due to age
Description The jacket constructed from tiny pieces of hollow bamboo sewn together to create a mesh. The effect of this open-work construction was like that of a modern string vest: it trapped the air, kept the wearer cool and dry in the hot weather, and protected the outer clothing. Qing Dynasty, ca 1900
Styles / Movements Asian, Traditional
Dealer Reference Number 1368
Incollect Reference Number 333640
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