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Asian Art

Robe decorated with five-clawed dragons chasing flaming pearls

19th century

Slit silk tapestry, lined with fancy twill

Length in back: 58 1/4 in. (148 cm)
Anonymous gift
1939.250
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Private Collection to 1939.; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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