TAMING THE DRAGON : THE CONSERVATION OF AN IMPERIAL DRAGON ROBE

Visiting Independent Textile and Ethnographic Conservator, Karen Horton, will explain the different styles of Chinese Imperial/Official Court Dress from the early dynasties up to the Qing period when Dragon Robes became the official attire of the Imperial Court. Find out how Dragon Robes are constructed and the work that Karen undertakes to conserve them.

 

  • Venue The Chester Beatty
    Date Saturday 9 February
    Time 1pm
    Fee Free, no booking required
Dublin Castle, Dublin 2