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Silk dancing dress    From Tibet, late 19th - early 20th century AD    Recycling silks    This silk dress is part of a costume that would have been worn for the masked dances performed in Tibetan monasteries.  British Museums

Silk dancing dress From Tibet, late - early century AD Recycling silks This silk dress is part of a costume that would have been worn for the masked dances performed in Tibetan monasteries.

Tibetan Man's Robe, Chuba, late 1600s China, Qing Dynasty (1644-1911), Kangxi Period (1662-1722), 17th century satin weave with supplementary weft patterning; silk, gilt-metal thread and peacock-feathered thread, Overall - h:162.60 w:191.80 cm (h:64 w:75 1/2 inches). Norman O. Stone and Ella A. Stone Memorial Fund 2007.216

Tibetan Man's Robe, Chuba late China, Qing Dynasty Kangxi Period century satin weave with supplementary weft patterning; silk, gilt-metal thread and peacock-feathered thread, Overall - cm inches). Norman O. Stone and Ella A.

Painted and Dyed Cotton Chintz Gown, early 18th century The elegant, sweeping line and open robe front are very similar to Indian court robes. Dresses made from Indian chintz called “wentke” became popular throughout northern Europe. This gown’s somber color pallet suggests it may be a mourning gown.

Not Your Average 18th Century

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Robe for Tibetan aristocrat (chuba) Period: Qing dynasty Date: century Culture: Tibet Medium: Silk, wrapped gold on cream silk, wrapped peacock feather filaments:

20th century Chinese minority (Miao-Gejia peoples) cotton, silk

Date: century Culture: Chinese minority (Miao-Gejia peoples) Medium: cotton, silk * 1500 free paper dolls at international artist Arielle Gabriels The International Paper Doll Society also free Chinese paper dolls The China Adventures of Arielle Gabriel *

LOS GUANTES NACIERON PARA PROTEGER LAS MANOS DEL HIELO PERO CON EL ANDAR DEL TIEMPO SE FUERON HACIENDO MAS REFINADOS ***

Pair of gloves Date: ca. 1600 Culture: British Medium: Leather, satin worked with silk and metal thread, seed pearls; satin, couching, and darning stitches;

Skating Ensemble. 1863-1867, British, silk, fur; quilted.

Skating ensemble Date: Culture: British Medium: (a) silk, fur; (b) silk Dimensions: Length at CB (a): 27 in. cm) Length at CB (b): 45 in. cm) Credit Line: Purchase, Friends of The Costume Institute Gifts, 1980 Accession Number: b

EMBROIDERED EXPORT JACKET, CHINA, c. 1940 Dark blue silk satin, landscape, flower & figural embroidery, Slv-Slv 50", Ch 42", L 40"

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