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2005.5.253 - Gold Silk Tapestry Weave Tibetan Chuba

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1573-1700

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Object Typerobe Artistunknown Date Made1573-1700
Accession Number 2005.5.253 Title Gold Silk Tapestry Weave Tibetan Chuba Alternate Title Chuba, or robe, for an aristocratic man made from a wall hanging Category clothing Object Type robe Artist unknown Date Made 1573-1700 Place Made Tibet Culture Tibetan Period 16th-17th centuries Materials metal-wrapped thread and silk tapestry weave Measurements overall: 134.7 cm x 211.6 cm; neck to hem: 134.7 cm; cuff to cuff: x 211.6 cm Description This Tibetan Chuba is sewn of gold silk kesi fabric with dragons and flowers. Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart

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"2005.5.253 - Gold Silk Tapestry Weave Tibetan Chuba, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19475. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

Publications

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