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2005.5.13 - Apricot Yellow Silk Tapestry Weave Twelve Symbol Court Dragon Robe for an Heir Apparent

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1875-1908

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1875-1908
Accession Number 2005.5.13 Title Apricot Yellow Silk Tapestry Weave Twelve Symbol Court Dragon Robe for an Heir Apparent Alternate Title Jifu, or semi-formal court robe, with twelve symbols, possibly for the heir apparent Category clothing Object Type robe Artist unknown Date Made 1875-1908 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 19th-20th centuries Materials orange silk and metal-wrapped thread tapestry weave Materials Glossary Tapestry Weave View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 142 cm x 219.5 cm; neck to hem: 142 cm; cuff to cuff: x 219.5 cm Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2005.5.13 - Apricot Yellow Silk Tapestry Weave Twelve Symbol Court Dragon Robe for an Heir Apparent, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19235. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

Publications

Publication Type Publication
Author Vollmer, John and Jacqueline Simcox
Title Emblems of Empire: Selections from the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2009