Robe with all-weather sleeves. Outer tan silk damask, lining a light blue silk tabby. Fold across the chest, wide skirt, smaller at waist. 1271-1363 Yuan (Mongol) Dynasty China.
Princess Nirgidma with her hooded hunting eagle at Urumchi. A striking photograph of the Torghut princess by Maynard Owen Williams in 'The National Geographic Magazine', of November 1932, Vol. LXII No.5, plate IX opposite p.568, shows her in national costume.