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Buddhist Priest Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1662-1722

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Buddhist Priest Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
: A Group of Chinese Imperial Robes
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk
Size: L.118-1/4 x W.44-7/8 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th-18th century, Ch'ing dynasty; K'ang Hsi period
Physical Description: Buddhist priest robe, k'ossu, K'ang Hsi blue. An exceptionally fine example of k'ossu weaving with five-clawed dragons in gold and individual flower motifs in shades of red and pink. Patched character of robe achieved with narrow bindings of yellow sati
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 41.74.8
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009