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Manchu Emperor's Semiformal Twelve-symbol Court Robe (chi-fu)

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Artist Unknown (China)

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1723-1735

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Manchu Emperor's Semiformal Twelve-symbol Court Robe (chi-fu), Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk tapestry (k'o-ssu)
Size: L.54-3/4 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 18th century, Ch'ing dynasty, Yung-cheng period
Physical Description: Emperor's ceremonial twelve-symbol coat of yellow k'ossu with nine five-clawed dragons, those in profile clasping the Heavenly Jewel. Background of loosely drawn cloud forms, bats, and good luck emblems in shades of blue, green, violet, red, rose, and go
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.11
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009