Mandarin hunting coat or dragon robe, jifu, in brown silk lined with blue and embroidered with pattern of demon-headed dragons, flowers, knots and abstract scroll designs in gold and different shades of blue. There are short false sleeves and long inner ones with embroidered pointed cuffs.

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