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Twelve Symbol Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1821-1850

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Twelve Symbol Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | silk
Size: L.54-3/4 x W.50-1/2 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ch'ing dynasty, Tao Kuang period
Physical Description: Imperial 12-symbol robe of embroidered yellow satin with swastika fret diaper ground in blue. Nine 5-clawed dragons in gold, those in profile clutching the Heavenly Jewel. In background in addition to 12 ancient symbols, loose cloud forms, bats, and lon
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.53
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009