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Buddhist robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1662-1722

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Buddhist robe, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | silk
Size: L.95-3/4 x W.45 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ch'ing dynasty, K'ang Hsi period
Physical Description: Buddhist priest robe of embroidered yellow satin with one end gored. Int he many small squares symbolical of Buddha's mendicant days, are embroidered five-clawed dragons in couched gold, and large peony blossoms with leafy tendrils in shades of red, pink
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.135
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009