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Man's court robe (jifu)

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Man's court robe (jifu) with design of dragons and stylized wave and mountain pattern across the bottom in polychrome silk knot stitch embroidery and gold-wrapped thread couching on a taupe twill-weave silk ground; matching facings.

Provenance

Bequest from Charles H. Parker

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles H. Parker

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1790–1820

Object Place

China

Dimensions

146.4 x 202.4 cm (57 5/8 x 79 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.488

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground embroidered with floss silk and gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes