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Title

Dragon Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1662-1722

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Dragon Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
: A Group of Chinese Imperial Robes
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk
Size: L.56 1/4 in. (back seam)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th-18th century, Ch'ing dynasty; K'ang Hsi period
Physical Description: Imperial concubine robe of rich green brocade. The sleeves have been altered to fit the wearer. Shades of blue, green, red, rose and yellow on green satin ground. Dragons in gold. Note use of imperial five-clawed dragon.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 41.74.5
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009