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Image robe for statue (?) (longpao)

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Robe for statue in yellow silk satin with designs of dragons, Buddhist symbols, flaming pearls, lotus, phoenix, bats, Islands of the Blessed, clouds and waves couched in two shades of gold-wrapped thread; heads of dragons in high relief with eyes outlined in embroidered black silk, green eyebrows,...

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Gift of Mrs. Francis M. Weld to the MFA in 1964

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Gift of Mrs. Francis M. Weld

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

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155.5 x 264.5 cm (61 1/4 x 104 1/8 in.)

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Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched gold-wrapped threads


Textiles and Fashion Arts