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Robe for Lamaist dances


Artist Unknown (Tibet)


late 19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Robe for Lamaist dances, Artist Unknown (Tibet)
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Medium: Textiles, Costume (Do Not Use) | Silk brocade and damask
Size: L.53-1/2 in.
Creation Place: Asia, Tibet
Culture: Asia, Tibet
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: (Initially a 'ch'ao-fu' court robe; altered in Tibet for ritual Lamaist dances, large triangular panels and striped cuffs were added to the original tapered sleeves.) Court Robe of dark blue satin; in upper section, back and front, a shaped panel extendin
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 42.8.291
Added to Site: February 28, 2009