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Child's semi-formal court robe (jifu)

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Child's semi-formal court robe (jifu) with horse-shoe cuffs and side opening with gold round buttons and design of earth mountain and cosmic ocean along the bottom, above which are nine five-clawed dragons with flaming pearl, clouds and bats in silk and metallic gold thread on an orange silk...

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Gift of Louis H. Farlow to the MFA on March 3, 1910

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Gift of Louis H. Farlow

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1825–75

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87.2 x 125.1 cm (34 5/16 x 49 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk; split tapestry-weave (kesi) with silk and gold-metallic thread


Textiles and Fashion Arts