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woman's robe
  • China
  • woman's robe, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, gold-wrapped thread, embroidering
  • Length/Width/Depth: 107 x 174 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 42 1/8 x 68 1/2 in
  • Gift of Mrs. J. H. Walker
  • Not on display
  • 2001.0201
Description

Dragons in abbreviated cosmos with cranes. Unusual emphasis on cranes. Bats on sleeves. Auspicious objects surrounding central dragon on front and back in seed stitch. Gold embroidery on red satin ground.