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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 with gilded paper. Gray-blue ground with the design of water, a dragon and a bat, in blues, light green, violet, white, yellow, black, and tarnished gold.

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: 37.5 x 75 cm (14 3/4 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

02.354

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes