The robe cut out in Tibet, from an imperial yellow satin brocade robe of Qianlong period. On the front of the robe, three five-claws dragons are chasing the sacred pearl among the clouds, two dragons in profile in the lower part, while a fierce dragon is depicted on the torso. There is also dragons on each shoulder. The back of the robe with the same design as the front. The bottom of the chuba decorated with rock and precious objects among waves. All patterns in silk and gold brocade on an imperial yellow ground. This colour was for the only use of the emperor and its closest family members. The extremity of sleeves and the collar are with light green, orange and yellow yokes.
During the Qing dynasty, the imperial court patronized Tibetan Buddhism and the Qing emperors used to send luxurious gifts like imperial robes as diplomatic gifts. The robes were re-cut and turned into chuba.