Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Boy Emperor's Summer Robe

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Tongzhi period (1862–74)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk, metallic thread
Dimensions:
Overall: 46 x 60 in. (116.8 x 152.4cm)
Classification:
Costumes-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1945
Accession Number:
45.37
Not on view
[ Alice Boney , New York, until 1945; sold to MMA]
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Costumes from the Forbidden City," 1945.

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

Comune di Roma. "La Seta e La Sua Via," December 15, 1993–March 14, 1994.

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