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Object Number: 29-96-808C
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Chinese
Provenience: China
Period: Qing Dynasty
Date Made: Qing Dynasty
Early Date: 1644
Late Date: 1912
Section:Asian
Materials:Velvet
Silk
Metal
Cotton
Gold Thread
Technique:Embroidered
Iconography:Dragon
Length: 38cm
Width: 41cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

For Qing warrior. Shoulder guard of dark blue silk and velvet. Dragon embroidered with gold thread at center. Dotted all over with metal studs. Identical with 29-96-808D. Part of a complete set of armor.


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