This shaman dragon robe is richly embroidered with all of the traditional elements of the Taoist pantheon. We find Three Pure Ones at the top of the back who oversee the heavens, rows of saints, sages and immortals, dragons, phoenixes. of gods and saints.
We also find horsemen, warriors, hunters and other beasts and creatures.
See "How to Make the Universe Right: The Art of the Shaman from Vietnam and Southern China," p. 151-170 by Dr. Trian Nguyen for more information on items like this.
33 x 41 inches
This item has spent a lifetime being used for the purpose of its creation with the original artist/user. Signs of this life lived heartily may be present on the piece in the form of stains, thread loss, loose threads, holes, tears, color run and other imperfections. Therefore the condition must be assumed to be “not” perfect. More photos of such imperfections will be provided on request.