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'Imperial Chinese Robes from the Forbidden City' 2010-11

'Imperial Chinese Robes from the Forbidden City' 2010-11

'Imperial Chinese Robes from the Forbidden City' the V&A's winter exhibition from the 7 December 2010 – 27 February 2011,  showed three centuries of beautiful and historic royal robes worn by the emperors and empresses of the Qing Dynasty, the last ruling dynasty of China (1644-1911). All objects in exhibition are from the Palace Museum, Beijing.Exhibition curator Ming Wilson documented the evolution of the exhibition and offered behind-the-scenes insight in to the objects on display.Archive – this blog closed in 2011