Cap Imperial Robe Red


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This cap features a detail of the Chinese Empress’/consort’s semi-formal court robe from the NGV’s permanent collection. Designed and made exclusively for the NGV design store.

One size only with adjustable strap
Materials: 100% Polyester
Care Instructions: Hand wash

Empress’s or imperial consort’s semi-formal court robe (Jifu) mid 18th century
silk, silk and metalic thread, gilt (kesi)
147.2 cm (centre back)
22.0 cm (sleeve length)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Gift of Mr A. J. L. McDonnell, 1949 (984-D4)