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Object Number: 29-96-808A
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: 70cm
Width: 206cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Maxwell Sommerville, 1904

Description

For a Qing warrior. Jacket of dark blue silk and velvet with dragon embroidered with gold thread. Metal medals attached at both sides. Covered with $metal studs all over. A part of a complete set of armor.


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