This robe is decorated with the animals of the zodiac representing the twelve terrestrial branches and figures carrying the attributes of the eight Daoist immortals.
Artist/maker unknown, Chinese
Made in China, Asia Date:
Red silk dasmask weave with warp patterning with multicolored silk embroidery and gold metallic couching; green silk plain weaveDimensions:
Center Back Length: 43 inches (109.2 cm)Curatorial Department:
Costume and TextilesObject Location:
Currently not on viewAccession Number:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel C. Chew, 1964