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Festival Robe

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
second half of the 18th century
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk and gold-and-silver thread embroidery on silk twill
Dimensions:
Overall: 56 5/8 x 63 1/2 in. (143.8 x 161.3 cm)
Classification:
Costumes-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Lewis Einstein, 1954
Accession Number:
54.14.2
Not on view
New York. China Institute in America. "Embroidery of Imperial China," March 15, 1978–May 29, 1978.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "The Manchu Dragon: Costumes of the Qing Dynasty (1644–1912)," December 8, 1980–August 29, 1981.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Costumes and Accessories of the Qing Dynasty (1644–1911)," August 8, 2007–October 28, 2007.

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Power and Prestige: Chinese Dragon Robes 18th–21st Century," December 11, 2013–July 6, 2014.

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