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2005.5.107 - Blue Silk Brocade Tibetan Chuba

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1736-1750

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1736-1750
Accession Number 2005.5.107 Title Blue Silk Brocade Tibetan Chuba Alternate Title Chuba, or robe for an aristocratic man Category clothing Object Type robe Artist unknown Date Made 1736-1750 Place Made Tibet Culture Tibetan Period 18th century Materials dark blue silk satin damask with silk and metal-wrapped thread brocaded roundels Materials Glossary Brocade; Damask View Materials Glossary Details » View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 142.4 cm x 183.9 cm; neck to hem: 142.4 cm; cuff to cuff: x 183.9 cm Description This Tibetan robe for an aristocratic man was made from a longgua, or court surcoat for an empress or imperial consort. Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart

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"2005.5.107 - Blue Silk Brocade Tibetan Chuba, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19329. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

Publications

Publication Type Book
Author Vollmer, John and Jacqueline Simcox
Title Emblems of Empire: Selections from the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2009
Publication Type Catalogue
Author Vollmer, John E.
Title Dressed to Rule: 18th Century Court Attire in the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2007