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Robe1022/1
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Gold brocade robe. The robe has a standing collar, long sleeves and side opening with metal frog closures. There is a multicoloured meander border and brown fur trim around the side opening, cuffs and bottom hem. There are several multicoloured meander bands through the middle of the robe. On the front and back are brocade floral, vase, feather and tree designs, predominantly in gold and silver. The inside is lined with light blue damask woven with dragons within roundels.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
silk fibre, metal, skin and dye
Made in
Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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RobeEe4.62
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Dark yellow damask robe with standing collar, wide tapered sleeves and side opening with frog closure and cloud motif. Around the neckline is a large four-toed dragon with pearl and fire motifs in gold, red, blue, green and white on dark yellow ground. On the lower front and back, sleeves and side opening are narrow bands with dragon, fire, pearl, mountain and wave motifs. The inner lining is blue damask with the Buddhist symbols of good fortune. Around the edges of the lining is a border of red damask with floral motifs.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
silk fibre, dye and metal
Made in
Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Sleeveless Dress2508/6
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A long black woman's dress that is sleeveless. Dress is woolen, and lined on the inside borders with a light white-brown silk. Dress overlaps and attaches under the armhole with a green plastic button and a white loop.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
wool fibre, silk fibre, plastic and dye ?
Made in
Lhoka, Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Official's Robe2508/5
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Object is a long, yellow-orange, brocade robe. Robe is decorated with images of dark red and light pink lotus blossoms and bats, located symmetrically on front. Large lotus blossom on back of robe. Robe has an overlapping front with one metal ball-and-loop fastener. Underflap has grey geometric patterns on it. Robe has long and tapered sleeves.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
silk fibre, metal and dye
Made in
Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Jacket2508/4
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A short jacket of red Chinese brocade with pieced sections of different multi-coloured brocades on the trim. Jacket has braid trim and black velvet at the edges of the overlapping opening and on the cuffs of the very long sleeves. Beside the braided trim and black velvet, there is a red section with birds and Chinese characters. The embroidered patterns are floral images.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
gold metal, cotton fibre ?, silk fibre and dye
Made in
Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Vest2508/3
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A dark brown brocade vest. Vest has a short collar and overlaps at the front. The overlap attaches with loops and small metal balls, two of which are near the collar and two of which are at the side seam of the vest. On the inside flap, there is a small pocket and there are slits in the side seams. The vest is decorated with velvet (?) circles that have a floral, and geometric pattern which are arranged symmetrically on the front and the back of the vest. Lined with patterned mint green fabric.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
silk fibre, dye and metal
Made in
Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Blanket2508/2
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A blanket consisting of five panels sewn together with a red border. Interior panels are of alternating lines of colour and then either a light white-brown or light yellow-brown thick line with six crosses on them of alternating dark blue or red-brown colour. The other side of the blanket has alternating lines of colour as does the border area.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
wool fibre and dye
Made in
Gyantse, Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Blanket2508/1
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A blanket consisting of six long panels. Panels include alternating lines of colour. On one side of the blanket the wide lines of yellow-brown and light white-brown have five or six crosses of alternating dark blue or red-brown colour. At one edge of the blanket, there is a border of pink silk while the opposite side has a border of purple silk, both of which have floral patterns. At the centre of the edge with the pink border, there are two diamond-shaped badges overlaying each other.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
wool fibre, silk fibre and dye
Made in
Lhoka, Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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RobeEe4.61
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Gold coloured robe with brocade roundels. The robe has a round neck, long sleeves and centre opening with metal frog closures. There are slits in the sides and back. On the front, back and sleeves are large roundels containing a five-toed dragon motif in silver and gold, on yellow ground. The inside lining is dark blue silk.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
silk fibre, metal and dye
Made in
Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Robe1022/3
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Dark blue brocade robe with standing collar, tapered sleeves and side opening with brass frog closure. On the front, back and sleeves are phoenix, dragon, pearl, fire, Buddha's hand, and vase motifs in gold, blue, red and green on dark blue ground. The inner lining is green damask with a peony motif. Around the edges of the lining is a border of red damask with a dragon motif.

Culture
Tibetan
Material
silk fibre, dye and metal
Made in
Tibet
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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