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2005.5.250 - Embroidered Silk Robe for the Dowager Empress

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1885-1908

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1885-1908
Accession Number 2005.5.250 Title Embroidered Silk Robe for the Dowager Empress Alternate Title Chenyi, or informal court woman's robe, for the Empress Dowager Cixi, semi-formal style Category clothing Object Type robe Artist unknown Date Made 1885-1908 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 19th century Materials blue silk satin embroidered with silk and metal-wrapped threads Materials Glossary Embroidery View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 134 cm x 130.5 cm; neck to hem: 134 cm Description This robe is made of satin silk with embroidered phoenixes and flowers on a blue ground. Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2005.5.250 - Embroidered Silk Robe for the Dowager Empress, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19472. Accessed 27 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