robe; textile

Full-length robe with long sleeves, in blue silk and heavily embroidered with dragons, flowers, curvilinear forms, and seascapes in gold braid, blue, green, orange, red and yellow silk threads with a border of bright rainbow stripes. The sleeves are of plain brown cloth, with highly embroidered cuffs. The front is double-breasted.

With other Chinese specimens collected by two Presbyterian medical missionaries, Drs Lyall and Kiercross, in 1902.

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