Woman's Domestic Formal Robe, c. 1880-1900
83 1/2 in. x 53 1/2 in. (212.09 cm x 135.89 cm)
Embroidered red twill, with four gold toned buttons.
Chinese Manchurian style woman's domestic formal robe of red twill. The robe is decorated with an embroidered pattern of seven roundels with orchids and fungus, with a wave and mountain border. Four loop and gold ball closures run down one side. It would have originally have had a matching surcoat in navy blue. The piece is an excellent example of type and period.
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