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Emperor's Coat

Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
late 19th century
Silk, metallic thread
Overall (a): 51 1/2 x 78 1/2 in. (130.8 x 199.4 cm) Overall (b): 78 x 24 1/4 in. (198.1 x 61.6 cm)
Credit Line:
Anonymous Gift, 1946
Accession Number:
46.133.29a, b
Not on view
Inscription: on a; black ink characters (unread) and traces of seal (unread) on one corner; sticker with black ink characters (unread) and red seal (unread) in another corner.
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