Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) clothes belonging to Confucius' aristocratic descendants are among the best-preserved of the era and offer hints of...
Tang Dynasty. Jacket and skirt with cape. 132 cm sleeve span and 149 cm length. Reconstruction based on an ancient drawing. [Figure 161 in 5000 Years of Chinese Costume.]
Tang Dynasty. Short-sleeved upper garment with low-cut collar over jacket and skirt. 128 cm sleeve span and 144 cm length. Reconstruction based on unearthed pottery figurines. [Figure 156 in 5000 Years of Chinese Costume.]
Embroidered ceremonial robeEmbroidered ceremonial robe of the Qing Dynasty
Woman's domestic robe (pao) Chinese (Manchu), Qing dynasty, 1880s China Dimensions 142.5 x 176.5 cm (56 1/8 x 69 1/2 in.) Medium or Technique Silk satin embroidered with silk
Woman's domestic robe (ao) Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, 1850–60 China Dimensions 115.4 x 156.8 cm (45 7/16 x 61 3/4 in.) Medium or Technique Silk satin embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread Classification Costumes Accession Number 02.59