Wedding robe (changfu) - ROM2004_873_11

ROM2004_873_11

Wedding robe (changfu)

Medium:Silk gauze embroidered in silk, gold and silver wrapped thread
Geography: China
Date: 1895-1900
Period: Guangxu (r. 1875-1908), Qing Dynasty
Dimensions:
133 cm
Object number: 979.107.1
Credit Line: Gift of Mrs. Willian C. Van Horne
Not on view
DescriptionThis wman's bridal coat in Manchu style features the festive and auspicious colour red, the logograph of double bliss, and butterflies symbolic of wedded joy.
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