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Decorative Arts & History

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When this robe was acquired by the National Museum of Ireland in 1932 it was believed to be a Lama Priest robe dating to the reign of Kangxi (1662-1722), and associated with the Abbot of the main Tibetan Buddhist temple in China, the YongHeGong in Beijing.

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Daoist Priest’s Robe
First-degree Daoist Priest’s robe (back), Textile, silk with gold thread, China, 17th/18th century

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Collins Barracks ,
Benburb St,
Dublin 7,
D07 XKV4

+353 1 677 7444