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Carl Totton Taoist Priest

Carl Totton Taoist Priest

A Chinese Daoist (Taoist) silk and metal priest's coat, c.1870, embroidered with auspicious symbols from Buddhist and Daoist iconography, including a pagoda (symbol of paradise), dragons and pearls of wisdom, the attributes of the eight Daoist immortals, the eight auspicious Buddhist symbols, the sun and moon. (Indianapolis Museum of Art)

Daoist (Taoist) priest coat Nationality: Chinese Creation date: about 1870 Dynasty: Qing dynasty Materials: silk, silk and metallic threads, metal discs Gallery label: Worn by a high priest to celebrate Daoist rituals, this robe is elaborately.