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Peking Opera Robe

Theatrical Robe

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Object Number:
29-96-158
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
Fur
Technique:
Embroidered
Description:
Theatrical costume for a female warrior for Peking Opera. An upper garment with front and back panels. Very bright, heavy embroidery. Outlined with white fur. Green satin. Heavily embroidered with gold and many other colors of thread.
Credit Line:
Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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