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Manchu Woman's Unofficial Informal Court Robe


Artist Unknown (China)



Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Manchu Woman's Unofficial Informal Court Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
Manchu Woman's Unofficial Informal Court Robe: Gallery Label - Current
: A Group of Chinese Imperial Robes
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Embroidered satin
Size: L.56-7/8 in.
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: 19th-20th century, Ch'ing dynasty; Kuang-hsu period
Physical Description: Empress robe of blue satin, attributed to T'zu Hsi, embroiderd with lily bulbs in shades of grey, pale blue-green and golden yellow. Happy Augury(?) signs alternate with lily bulbs over all. Wide border of black embroidered with same motifs around bottom,
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 41.74.7
Added to Site: February 28, 2009