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Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

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Fragment of man's court robe (jifu) woven with silk and gold thread made of gilded paper. The ground is dark blue, covered by a net-work enclosing open flowers, on this is a dragon front face surrounded by clouds, bats, flowers and symbols. The colors of the design are greens, blues, white,...

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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, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 75 x 34.5 cm (29 1/2 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.349

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes