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Manchu Woman's Unofficial Informal Court Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1875-1908

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
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009