Robe of lavendar k'ossu with scattered design of phoenix, canaries, butterflies and flower blossoms in shades of green, peach, yellow, pink, rose, etc. Cuffs and border of black satin embroidered with a design of butterflies and flower sprays in satin, laid, and outline stitch; green, yellow, purple, blue, pink, etc. Inner border of pale blue satin embroidered with flower sprays and edged with trefoil band in band in black. Lining of lemon yellow silk.

Court Robe, 19th century

Unknown artist, expand_more

k'ossu, satinexpand_more

The John R. Van Derlip Fundexpand_more  42.8.97

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Details
Title
Court Robe
Role
Artist
Dimension
L.55-1/8 x W.49-3/4 in.
Accession Number
42.8.97
Curator Approved

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Robe of lavendar k'ossu with scattered design of phoenix, canaries, butterflies and flower blossoms in shades of green, peach, yellow, pink, rose, etc. Cuffs and border of black satin embroidered with a design of butterflies and flower sprays in satin, laid, and outline stitch; green, yellow, purple, blue, pink, etc. Inner border of pale blue satin embroidered with flower sprays and edged with trefoil band in band in black. Lining of lemon yellow silk.