Explore the CollectionRobe

Measurements
117cm length
Place of Origin
China
Historical Period/Date
19th Century (1870-1999 Late)
Registration Number
1984-118
Donated/Purchased
Donated
Techniques
Surface Stitchery,
Objects
Costume - Women,Robes,

Physical Description

Chinese robe of navy blue silk with silk embroidery and metal thread braid. Motifs of peony flower, bats, grapes, peaches, prunus flowers in many coloured silks worked in satin stitch, running stitch, split stitch, Chinese knots and couching. Borders of black silk and blue flowers. Metal thread and silk braid - gold. Three fabric-covered buttons. Cuffs of yellow silk fabric embroidered with flowers, birds and ribbons. There is a blue silk lining.

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