|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Early 20th Century|
|Credit Line:||Gift of Mason W. Zimmerman, 1948|
|Other Number:||4-1969-41 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number|
Man's robe. Split skirts for horseback riding. Manchu horsehoof cuffs. Plum-colored silk woven probably on machine loom with thin blue silk lining. Nine gold dragons (ninth on inner flap, symbolically present but unseen in use) with deep sea represented by Li-shiu stripes below and waves above. Wealth symbols in waves with mountains emerging from waves and a cloud background representing the sky. Symbols include cranes of longevity, long life shou characters, bats of happiness, etc.
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