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Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

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Fragment of man's court robe (jifu) woven of silk and gold thread made of gilded paper. The ground is blue; the design of two dragons, face to face, clouds, bats, peonies, fish, and symbols is of red, blues, greens, white, yellow and gold. Pieced.

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, first quarter 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 75.5 x 49.5 cm (29 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

02.350

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes