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Taoist Priest's Robe (chiang-i)

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1662-1722

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Taoist Priest's Robe (chiang-i), Artist Unknown (China)
Taoist Priest's Robe (chiang-i): Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Embroidered satin
Size: L.57-1/4 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th-18th century, Ch'ing dynasty; K'ang-hsi period
Physical Description: Taoist priest robe of embroidered tea-leaf green satin. On the back conventional Taoist motives, large medallions with Buddhist symbols, bats, and butterflies; lotus blossoms and good luck symbols in couched gold threads, and couched twist in colors. On
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.300
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009