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Twelve Symbol Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1821-1850

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | silk
Size: L.58 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ch'ing dynasty, Tao Kuang period
Physical Description: Imperial 12-symbol robe of embroidered orange twilled silk. Nine 5-clawed dragons in gold. Scattered over ground in addition to 12 ancient symbols, are loose cloud forms, bats, long-life characters, and Taoist symbols in shades of blue, green, red, pink,
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.60
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009