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woman's long pao (dragon robe)
  • China
  • woman's long pao (dragon robe), 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • satin, silk and gold thread, embroidering
  • Paper Type: couching, satin
  • Length/Width/Depth: H. 40.75 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: H. 103.5 cm
  • Gift of Lettie G. Archer
  • Not on display
  • 1969.0055.02

Embroidered silk court robe that is embroidered with multicolored silks on a dark blue ground. There are dragons and phoenix in abbreviated cosmos couched with gold wrapped thread.