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Man's semi-formal court robe (jifu)

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Man's semi-formal summer court robe (jifu) in blue silk gauze with design in couched gold-wrapped thread of dragons, clouds, waves and Buddhist symbols; sleeves with repeating narrow bands of gold couching on a black silk gauze ground and horse-shoe cuffs with design of dragons and clouds in...

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Provenance

Gift from Miss M. Goodnow to the MFA, April 1, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Miss M. Goodnow

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 52 1/2 x 77 in. (133.4 x 195.6 cm)

Accession Number

46.361

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes