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Object #8.5E481
Object nameDragon Robe, Long Pao
Culture of OriginChina
MaterialsCotton, Silk
TechniquesEmbroidered
Exhibit LabelDragon design robes based on Manchu riding coats were worn by the emperor's family and high-ranking officials. After 1912, Qing rules were disregarded and people of lesser ranks also wore these robes. The dragon on this robe has five claws (rather than four claws), which indicates it was worn by the emperor's family.
DimensionsW: 290.0 cm, L: 195.0 cm
SourceMr. Donald A. Houck; Mrs. Donald A. Houck
CreditGift of Mr. and Mrs. Donald A. Houck


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