A Mongol ‘Cloth of Gold’ Silk and Metal Thread Robe

A Christie’s employee looks at a Mongol “Cloth of Gold” silk and metal thread robe at Christie’s auction house in central London. The robe is expected to fetch between GBP 200,000-300,000 ($312,000-470,000 or euros 230,000-345,000) when it is auctioned at the Art of the Islamic and Indian Worlds sale in London. (AFP)