19 avril 2009

"Dressed to Rule: Imperial Robes of China" @ The National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne

Court lady’s robe (Neitao or Chenyi) (late 19th century) China, silk, silk gauze, silk and metallic thread, metal 143.0cm (centre back); 53.5 cm (sleeve length) Private collection, Melbourne MELBOURNE.- The National Gallery of Victoria presents Dressed to Rule: Imperial Robes of China, a fascinating exhibition exploring the political and cultural meanings in the design and symbolism of the robes of Imperial China. Focusing on the Qing dynasty period (1644–1911), Dressed to Rule features robes worn by the Qing Emperor of China... [Lire la suite]
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