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2005.5.178 - Embroidered Yellow Silk Imperial Twelve Symbol Robe

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1875-1908

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1875-1908
Accession Number 2005.5.178 Title Embroidered Yellow Silk Imperial Twelve Symbol Robe Alternate Title Jifu, or semi-formal court robe, with twelve symbols, for the emperor Category clothing Object Type robe Artist unknown Date Made 1875-1908 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 19th-20th centuries Materials yellow silk satin embroidered with silk and metal-wrapped threads Measurements overall: 150.5 cm x 224 cm; neck to hem: 150.5 cm; cuff to cuff: x 224 cm Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2005.5.178 - Embroidered Yellow Silk Imperial Twelve Symbol Robe, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19400. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

Publications

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