Splendors of China’s Forbidden City:
The Glorious Reign of Emperor Qianlong

November 21, 2004–May 29, 2005, J. E. R. Chilton Galleries

Imperial parade armor and helmet (c. 1761)
Steel with lining of silk and silk floss, glass beads, leather, gilt bronze,
pearls, marten fur, lacquer, coral, cotton, gold, wood, jade
Jacket length: 73 cm.
Artifact 31.1-12
Height: 7’ 20”; Width: 36”; Depth: 17”

Photo: © Palace Museum, Beijing

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