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Man's court robe (jifu)

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Man's court robe (jifu) with dark blue ground; across the bottom are stylized waves and mountain (cosmic landscape); above which are dragons, clouds, bats, fruit, baskets of flowers and other auspicious symbols woven with various shades of blue, pink, red, yellow, brown, gray, green, and white...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1775–1825

Object Place

China

Dimensions

140.5 x 219.5 cm (55 5/16 x 86 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.396

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes