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Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

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Fragment of man's court robe (jifu) of grayish-blue ground with the design of waves, bats, a cloud and a dragon, in blues, greens, yellow, brown, black and 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, last quarter 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 47.5 x 75.5 cm (18 11/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.358

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes