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Title: Mandarin robe from Manchu Dynasty

Accession Number: 1958.646
Category: CHINESE ITEMS
Type: Mandarin robe
Maker:
Place: CHINA
Date: Before 1912
Materials: textile
Description: Mandarin robe of the Manchu Dynasty (1644-1912) for a horseman. It is identified by split to permit riding a horse, horse hoof sleeves and cuffs which turn back when wearer shoots an arrow. Garment is of solt blue silk patterned, lined in plain blue.

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