University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

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.


Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 310 RightView Objects cited in this Publication

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