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Child's semi-formal court robe (jifu or longpao)

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Child's semi-formal court robe (jifu or longpao) with side front closure, horse-hoof cuffs and side slits with design of waves, mountains, dragons, clouds, peonies, pearls, swastikas, bats, and endless knots in blue and white silk embroidery, couched gold metallic thread and peacock feathers on...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on April 1, 1915

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1840–50

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84 x 140.5 cm (33 1/16 x 55 5/16 in.)

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Silk satin embroidered with colored floss silk and couched gold-wrapped threads


Textiles and Fashion Arts