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2005.5.106 - Pale Blue Silk Brocade Costume

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1736-1795

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1736-1795
Accession Number 2005.5.106 Title Pale Blue Silk Brocade Costume Alternate Title Longpao, or dragon robe for an actor Category clothing Object Type robe Artist unknown Date Made 1736-1795 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 18th century Materials pale blue silk brocaded with silk and metal-wrapped threads Materials Glossary Brocade View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 124.3 cm x 222 cm; neck to hem: 124.3 cm; cuff to cuff: x 222 cm Description Costume in the style of a Ming dymasty court robe with dragon patterns, but made for an opera company. The lining bears two sets of theatre company marks stamped in ink. Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2005.5.106 - Pale Blue Silk Brocade Costume, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19328. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Publications

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