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Court robe (jifu)

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Blue silk court robe (jifu) with right side opening, narrow horsehoof cuffs and slits at center front and back on which is woven with white, brown, blue, green silk and gold thread a design of mountains rising from waves, 5-clawed dragons, clouds, bats, flowers, etc.; the gold thread is made by...

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on March 2, 1911

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Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

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138.5 x 200 cm (54 1/2 x 78 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silk tapestry weave (k'o-ssu)


Textiles and Fashion Arts