Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Theatrical Robe (?)

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date:
19th century (1860 or later?)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk, metallic thread
Dimensions:
Overall: 56 x 67 1/4 in. (142.2 x 170.8 cm)
Classification:
Costumes-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Susan Dwight Bliss, 1944
Accession Number:
44.35.17
Not on view
Inscription: Inscribed: (character in ink on neck of lining) "Military" Metal thread on silk
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