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Duchesse Tartare, En habit de Ceremonie selon la saison du petit hiver

Date

1697

Artist

Engraver Pierre Gissart

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Description

Tartar Duchess, in ceremonial dress according to the season of [low winter?]. Album: Published in "L'estat present de la Chine, en figures dedié a Monseigneur le duc & à Madame la Duchesse de Bourgogne", 1697, by Joachim Bouvet (1656-1730). Bouvet travelled to China in 1687, as one of six Jesuits, the first group of French missionaries to China, sent by Louis XIV of France.

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Location

Xinjiang, China

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