Man's Imperial Court Robe

Unknown Chinese, Chinese



Purple silk; gold and silver metallic thread

Overall: 54 3/4 × 87 1/8 in. (139.1 × 221.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Patricia Lerner, in memory of her father, Edgar Spring Winters, Class of 1916



Place Made: China, East Asia, Asia


20th century

Object Name

Clothing: Outerwear

Research Area


Not on view

Course History

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Objects and Power: Manifestations of Inequality, a student curated exhibition, Professor Alan Covey, ANTH 57, Winter 2013, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 10-August 25, 2013.


Collected by Edgar Spring Winters [1890-1969], ca. 1916-1919; given to his daughter, Patricia Lerner, Williamsville, New York; given to present collection, 1975.

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