Woman's Robe

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

Geography:
Made in China, Asia

Date:
19th century

Medium:
Red silk dasmask weave with warp patterning with multicolored silk embroidery and gold metallic couching; green silk plain weave

Dimensions:
Center Back Length: 43 inches (109.2 cm)

Curatorial Department:
Costume and Textiles

Object Location:

Currently not on view

Accession Number:
1964-3-2

Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Samuel C. Chew, 1964

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