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Dragon Robe

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Artist Unknown (China)

Date

1821-1850

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Dragon Robe, Artist Unknown (China)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | silk
Size: L.55-3/8 x W.52-1/4 in. (from base of band)
Creation Place: Asia, China
Culture: Asia, China
Style: Ch'ing dynasty, Tao Kuang period
Physical Description: Imperial 12-symbol robe of pale yellow satin embroidered in satin stitch and couched gold threads. Traditional universe design with nine 5-clawed dragons in gold, a field of loose, fragmentary clouds in which appear the 12 symbols, Buddhist symbols, crim
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 44.9.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009