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Twelve Symbol Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1796-1820

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Twelve Symbol Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
: Institute Acquires a Notable Group of Chinese Textiles
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk
Size: L.55-5/8 x W.51-5/8 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th-19th century, Ch'ing dynasty; Chia-Ch'ing period
Physical Description: Imperial 12-symbol robe of coral colored k'ossu with nine 5-clawed dragons in gold. In the ground, in addition to the twelve symbols(note that constellation and [double happiness(?)] have been almost cut away with altering) - loose clouds, long life chara
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.52
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009