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Twelve Symbol Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1862-1874

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Textiles, Costume Accessory (Do Not Use) | silk
Size: L.50-1/4 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Imperial 12-symbol robe of yellow k'ossu with nine five-clawed dragons in gold. In the field of spaced, sprawling clouds appear the 12 symbols, crimson bats carrying swastikas and the double peach and good luck characters. Border of slanting stripes toppe
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 44.9.3
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009