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Tea Towel Imperial Robe Red

$29.95

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This tea towel 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.

Dimensions: 650mm x 455mm
Materials: Cotton/ Linen
Care Instructions: Cold delicate machine wash

CHINESE
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)