Imperial Yellow Semiformal Dragon Robe, China, 19th century, embroidered with nine gilt dragon roundels on the front, shoulders, back, and inside flap, surrounded by ruyi form clouds, bats, shou symbols, and the "Twelve Symbols of Imperial Authority," all above a crashing wave and lishui border, lg. 56 in.
Minor moth damage to lishui stripes front center and left, slight stain to left sleeve, damage to lining of overlapping flap, collar trim loose in places.
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