University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 21104B
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Ming Dynasty (uncertain)
Qing Dynasty (uncertain)
Date Made: Ming Dynasty - 1898
Early Date: 1368
Late Date: 1898
Section:Asian
Materials:Silk
Brocade
Technique:Embroidered
Woven
Iconography:Dragons
Waves
Cloud
Credit Line:Gift of Miss Livingston, 1898
Other Number88-16-19 - Found in Collection Number

Description

Official costume of mandarin of 2nd rank. Blue and black silk and gold brocade dragon robe for summer wear. Embroidered with royal dragons in gold and waves and cloud forms in color. Edging is later.


Bibliography:

[Article] 1899. "Collections and Publications". Bulletin of the Free Museum of Science and Art. Vol. II (No. 1): 39-50. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 40-41View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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