Dragon Robe for an Empress of China


Subject:
Art by Region , Dragons, Dreams, & Daring Deeds , History , Heads of State , Notable People: Women , Notable People: Government , Asian , Chinese Dragons & Dragon Boats , Costume , Dragons , Asia , Queens & Rulers , Royalty

Description:
This section of an educational site focuses on Chinese dragon robes, which were court robes worn by royalty in China during the Ch'ing dynasty. Provides background information about dragons, the Ch'ing dynasty, and dragon robes. Includes images of details on a robe and many discussion questions about symbols. From the Minneapolis Institute of Arts.

Publisher:
The Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.artsmia.org/world-myths/artbyculture/dragon_keyideas.html


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