University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-96-160A
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Cotton
Gold Thread
Satin
Technique:Embroidered
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

Red satin robe for the Peking Opera. Heavily embroidered with gold and multi-colored thread. Most likely for a male character, a high official or emperor.


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