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long pao (dragon robe) panel
  • China
  • long pao (dragon robe) panel, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk and gold-wrapped thread, embroidering
  • Paper Type: satin, couching
  • Length/Width/Depth: 141 x 89 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 55 1/2 x 35 in
  • Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Justin L. Mooney
  • Not on display
  • 1965.0013
Description

Embroidered panel made from long pao segments. It has four dragons embroidered with gold thread on red plain weave ground. The dragons are in abbreviated cosmos. It is lined with light blue fabric.