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Twelve Symbol Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1736-1795

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Twelve Symbol Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | silk
Size: L.55-7/8 x W.51-1/2 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ch'ing dynasty, Ch'ien Lung period
Physical Description: Imperial Twelve Symbol robe of blue k'ossu with nine 5-clawed dragons in gold, those in profile clutching the Heavenly Jewel. In the ground, in addition to twelve ancient symbols, loose clouds, swastikas, bats, and long-life characters in shades of blue,
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.50
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009