清 緙絲云龍紋甲

Silk and metallic thread tapestry (kesi) | 75.6 x 155.6cm | 18th century

Unknown Artist

This garment is part of a set of costume armor based on the style of the eighteenth-century Manchu Qing court. The lining bears a rectangular stamp reading “used by the Grand Theater,” which indicates that it was worn by performers in the Forbidden C...
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