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Robe (China), 19th century

This is a Robe. It is dated 19th century and we acquired it in 1941. Its medium is silk and its technique is gauze weave; woven and embroidered trims. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Mary T. Cockcroft. It is credited Gift of Mary T. Cockcroft.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 134 x 177.8 cm (52 3/4 x 5 ft. 10 in.)

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Robe (China), 19th century; silk; H x W: 134 x 177.8 cm (52 3/4 x 5 ft. 10 in.); Gift of Mary T. Cockcroft; 1941-46-3

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