2012 Chinese Year of Dragon

Ching Dynasty Imperial Dragon Robe

Chinese Imperial Robe has 9 Dragons

Dragon is a mysterious and high-ranking animal in China. It represents the icon of emperor. Nine is a highest number in digits. 9 in I-Ching represents the sky and is connected to dragon. Therefore, Dragon are weaved on the Chinese Imperial robe.

They said Dragon has nine sons. Nine Dragons become a good subject for painting in Chinese history.