Sunday, April 01, 2018

1,000-year-old silk shirt expected to fetch £500,000 at auction

A 1,000 year old silk shirt that looks like gold is expected to fetch £500,000 at auction.

Vincent Girier Dufournier/Sotheby's


The shirt is patterned with ducks wearing scarves and carrying jewelled necklaces in their beaks indicating that it belonged to the royal household of the nomadic Sogdian people.


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