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Chinese robe---When I visited Hong Kong I enjoyed the Chinese robe exhibit. The museum was in a wondrous location on the water where one could turn from the art & see a port of every floating vessel from sampan to ocean liner.

Chinese robe---When I visited Hong Kong I enjoyed the Chinese robe exhibit. The museum was in a wondrous location on the water where one could turn from the art & see a port of every floating vessel from sampan to ocean liner.

Khanty woman's festive costume, with the front completely covered with red and blue diamonds.  From Tobolsk Province, late 19th or early 20th century.  Image courtesy of the Russian Museum of Ethnography, Saint Petersburg.

Khanty woman's festive costume, with the front completely covered with red and blue diamonds. From Tobolsk Province, late 19th or early 20th century. Image courtesy of the Russian Museum of Ethnography, Saint Petersburg.

19th century Chinese Women's Robe //  Medium: silk, metal // Dimensions: Length: 42 in. (106.7 cm) // Credit Line: Bequest of Ruth Shaefer Emery (Nancy E. Bakst, Executor), 1982 // Accession Number: 1982.255.2

19th century Chinese Women's Robe // Medium: silk, metal // Dimensions: Length: 42 in. (106.7 cm) // Credit Line: Bequest of Ruth Shaefer Emery (Nancy E. Bakst, Executor), 1982 // Accession Number: 1982.255.2

Robe Date: early 20th century Culture: Chinese Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length: 42 in. (106.7 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Clinton H. Miller, Jr., 1977 Accession Number: 1977.65

Robe Date: early 20th century Culture: Chinese Medium: silk, metal Dimensions: Length: 42 in. (106.7 cm) Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Clinton H. Miller, Jr., 1977 Accession Number: 1977.65

AN EMBROIDERED PINKISH-RED GROUND SILK DRAGON ROBE WITH A MULTI-COLORED SILK SKIRT LATE QING DYNASTY

AN EMBROIDERED PINKISH-RED GROUND SILK DRAGON ROBE WITH A MULTI-COLORED SILK SKIRT LATE QING DYNASTY

Robe (image 1) | China | late 19th century | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.67.30.2

Robe (image 1) | China | late 19th century | silk | Metropolitan Museum of Art | Accession Number: C.I.67.30.2

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