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Dragon Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1851-1861

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Dragon Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | silk
Size: L.54 3/4 x W.50-3/4 in. (from base of band)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Physical Description: Imperial 12-symbol robe of orange gauze embroidered in petit point and satin stitch. Nine 5-clawed dragons in couched gold thread. In a field of sprawling white eyed clouds,the traditional 12 symbols, good luck characters, and bats carrying swastikas an
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 44.9.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009