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Chinese Woman's Unofficial Informal Robe


Artist Unknown (China)


19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Chinese Woman's Unofficial Informal Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Cut silk velvet
Size: L.39-1/4 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century, Ch'ing dynasty
Physical Description: Robe or jacket of cut red velvet on a gold woven background. The design consists of large peony blossoms and butterflies. Shaped collar band and skirt borders of white satin embroidered in a landscape design with figures of women; couched and satin sti
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.241
Added to Site: February 28, 2009