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Man's domestic robe (pao)

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Man's unofficial domestic robe (pao) with right front opening in ivory silk damask with woven design of clouds, bats and peony roundels; right front opening with carved gold-colored buttons and dark blue cord loops; lined with light blue silk damask.

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA on April 5, 1923

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1900–20

Object Place

China

Dimensions

134 x 199.5 cm (52 3/4 x 78 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.186a

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes