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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 copper-colored thread made of paper. The design of conventional water and a dragon is of light and dark blue, gray, white and copper color.

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: 50 x 75.5 cm (19 11/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.353

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes