Sep 8, 2015
Sep 8, 2015

Overcoat for the Royal Ceremonial Costume

Overcoat for the Royal Ceremonial Costume

late 1800s–early 1900s

Part of a set. See all set records

Silk: dyed red, black, and white; gauze weave

Neck edge to hem: 94 cm (37 in.)

General Income Fund 1918.551.b



This is a set of royal ceremonial robe and accessories worn by a high-ranking court official for attending special state ceremonies. The set consists of an inner coat, an outer coat, a skirt, a back apron, a crown, a pair of jade tassels, a tablet, and a belt.

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