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Taoist Priest's Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Taoist Priest's Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | silk
Size: L.53-3/4 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Physical Description: Priest robe of embroidered and brocaded puce satin. The shape of the robe is Taoist and the satin is brocaded in an all-over design in spaced, vertical lines, with running Sanskrit characters (prayers) in gold thread. Over this ground on back are enbroide
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.19
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009