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Buddhist robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1662-1722

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G280
Buddhist robe, Artist Unknown (China)
: Silk Fabrics of Imperial China
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk
Size: L.80-3/4 x W.41-7/8 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 17th-18th century, Ch'ing dynasty; K'ang Hsi period
Physical Description: Buddhist priest robe of fine quality k'ossu woven in squares and strips of different color to represent the rags of Buddha in his mendicant days. Yellow is predominant, with pieces of red, black, gold, green, blue, white, brown, and pale blue. Designs i
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.132
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009