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    • Bhutanese man's silk robe (Gho)

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    • A late 19th / early 20th century Bhutanese man's robe known as a 'Go' or 'Gho'. The red and yellow striped cloth is known as menzimatra. The stripes can often vary in width and the material is usually cotton or Bhutanese raw silk known as bura. It...
    • Bronze figurine of seated deity

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    • A seated deity with beard. This probably depicts the Chinese deity Huan-tien Shang-ti, the Supreme Lord of the Dark Heaven. He rules over water and the northern quarter of the sky and is believed to drive away evil spirits. Huan-tien Shang-ti is...
    • Pair of silk panels

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    • Pair of silk panels embroidered in ""Lost Peking Stitch"" using black, white and shades of blue thread. The panels mirror each other with each depicting a flying phoenix and five-toed dragon over water. The background is filled with images of bats,...
    • Ivory carving of Li T'ieh-Kuai

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    • Carved ivory figurine of Li T'ieh-Kuai, one of the Eight Taoist Immortals. He is depicted as a beggar leaning on an staff. Ink has been used to create the robe design, highlight the beard, moustache and the contents of the bag Li Tieh-Kuai is...
    • Brush Holder

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    • Carved Ivory Brush Holder (a) depicts: --Man with long flowing hair is a god crossing a river by standing on leaves; --Seated man with bamboo fishing pole and line in hands is prime minister of Chou dynasty. One interpretation: He fishes with...
    • Purse (Pocket from Court Robe)

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    • A flat cloth purse almost oval in shape. The back is blue with white stitched border (and 2 green squares) on the lower outside edge of opening. Opening at top extends width of purse. Front has stitched white border with black floral design. Two...
    • Kimono

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    • Black silk kimono with a red silk lining on upper 2/3 and white silk lining on lower third. Loosely attached white border along inner edge of upper half of robe. In between this and the outer black and attached red border on black. Small white...
    • Purse (Pocket from Court Robe)

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    • A flat cloth purse almost oval in shape. The back is blue with white stitched border (and 2 green squares) on the lower outside edge of opening. Opening at top extends width of purse. Front of purse has stitched white border with black floral...
    • Black silk robe (Haori)

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    • Man's silk robe (haori), black with five crests woven into fabric. Crests appear on each front shoulder, on the back of both sleeves and directly under the collar on the back. Garment is partially lined with a water scene woven in silk. A small...
    • Miniature painting on rice paper

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    • Miniature painting on rice paper. A prisoner is dressed in white pants gathered at the lower leg that are covered by a full length blue robe tied at the waist with a long pink sash. He stands with one leg raised as he looks back at his guard. His...
    • Woven silk picture

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    • One of a pair (See 1995.05.16). This woven panel depicts two scenes, both set in nature. At the bottom a man of rank appears in a purple robe seated at a table. He wears a hat with 'wings' on either side, an indication of rank. Seated across from...
    • Korean woman's jacket

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    • Red robe with black medallions and longevity symbols; has warm beige brocade lining. (It appears, according to Dr. Banks, that a neck piece might be missing.) Machine embroidery of floral and leaf designs on the inside facing for the front edge...
    • Patchwork robe

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    • A pieced garment with orange crepe squares, brocades in green, brown, light blue with metallic patterns. Brown linen lining with white linen border.
    • Watercolor on silk of Immortal with peach

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    • Hand painted miniature watercolor on silk depicting an Immortal carrying the magic peach of eternal life and attended by a child. The Immortal wears a long blue gown with a red full sleeved jacket. He carries a wooden staff in his right hand and...
    • Kesi weaving

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    • Matted and framed Chinese kesi weaving of a Bodhisattva who holds back his robe's sleeve with one hand and tips a vase and pours out its liquid with the other. The vase is one of Buddhism's eight auspicious symbols and is referred to as the...
    • Japanese kesa

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    • A Japanese silk brocade seven-column kesa, rectangular monk's robe of panel brocade woven in pattern of circular 'kiku' (chrysanthemum) heads, multiple piece patchwork superimposed on patterned blue brocade; brocade woven in gold, silver, blue and...
    • Sumida squared vase with seated man

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    • Sumida squared vase with seated man. The vase is a dark brown with a man sitting on a rock dressed in a patched robe and green garment. He is positioned on two sides of the vase. A design of flowers makes up the middle panel of the vase.
    • Buddhist Priest kesa robe

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    • Buddhist Priest 'kesa' robe made of gold colored silk brocade with gold threaded scroll foliage pattern. Two 'attendant' patches on lower part and four 'guardian' patches on upper part with design of flying crane and scroll foliage done in white...

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