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Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

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Fragment of man's court robe (jifu) with design across the bottom are conventional waves and mountains; above this a dragon, bat, peonies and clouds. Colors are various shades of blue, green, yellow, brown, gray and violet. Dragon is woven partly with yellow thread wound with narrow strips of...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 26, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, last quarter 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 42 x 34.5 cm (16 9/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.348

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes