This silk skirt (from about 250 AD, China) has gold leaf attached to the fabric...

This picture comes from the book Xinjiang Gushi: Gudai Xinjiang Juminji Qi Wenhua  (The Ancient Corpses of Xinjiang: The Peoples of Ancient Xinjiang and their Culture) by Wang, Binghua and Victor H. Mair,  Xinjiang, 2001 (ISBN: 7228051610)

Thanks to Duchess Simone de Barjavel and Mistress Fuiltigherne ni Ruadh O'Finn

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