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2005.5.10 - Imperial Yellow Silk Damask Informal Robe for an Empress

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Accession Number 2005.5.10 Title Imperial Yellow Silk Damask Informal Robe for an Empress Alternate Title Changfu, or informal court robe for empress Category clothing Object Type robe Artist unknown Date Made date unknown Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 18th century Materials yellow silk damask with dark blue silk satin and metal-wrapped thread embroidered facings Materials Glossary Damask; Embroidery View Materials Glossary Details » View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 136 cm x 187.5 cm; neck to hem: 136 cm; cuff to cuff: x 187.5 cm Description This robe is made from yellow silk damask with wanzi and auspicious emblems. The neck opening, sleeves and horseshoe cuffs are decorated with a dragon design. Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2005.5.10 - Imperial Yellow Silk Damask Informal Robe for an Empress, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19232. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

Publications

Publication Type Catalogue
Author Vollmer, John E.
Title Dressed to Rule: 18th Century Court Attire in the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2007