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Dragon Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1662-1722

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Dragon Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
Dragon Robe: Gallery Label - Current
: A Group of Chinese Imperial Robes
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk brocade
Size: L.52-1/2 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th-18th century, Ch'ing dynasty; K'ang-hsi period
Physical Description: Imperial green gold brocade robe for a prince of the court (8 dragons instead of the imperial 9). The symbol of a crowing cock backed by the rising sun appears on the front and sleeves, indicating the robe might have belonged to the heir apparent.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 41.74.6
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009