Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Empress's Twelve-Symbol Robe

Period:
Qing dynasty (1644–1911), Xianfeng period (1851–61)
Culture:
China
Medium:
Silk
Dimensions:
53 x 76 1/2 in. (134.62 x 194.31 cm)
Classification:
Costumes-Embroidered
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Willis Wood, 1956
Accession Number:
56.92.3
Not on view
Nellie B. Hussey
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