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Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

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Fragment of man's court robe (jifu) of blue silk slit tapestry with design of dragon and other auspicious symbols with details in blue, green, mauve and yellow silk with gold-wrapped threads.

Provenance

Lent by Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 24, 1913; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, October 24, 1913

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1850–70

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 46 x 31.5 cm (18 1/8 x 12 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.793

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes