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Robe of State China

 

From the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Period: Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Date: 19th century
Culture: China
Medium: Silk and metallic thread embroidery on silk satin
Dimensions: 52 x 52 in. (132.08 x 132.08 cm)
Classification: Costumes-Embroidered
Credit Line: Gift of Estate of Belle Dellenbaugh, 1917
Accession Number: 17.82.2

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