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Man's semi-formal court robe (jifu)

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Man's semi-formal court robe (jifu) with side front opening and round gold floral buttons and design of dragons, clouds and auspicious symbols in couched gold-wrapped thread and silk embroidery on a dark blue twill-weave ground; black silk satin trim and button loops; light blue plain-weave...

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Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Black Winram to the MFA on June 8, 1970

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Black Winram

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1890–1905

Object Place

China

Dimensions

132.8 x 176 cm (52 5/16 x 69 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

1970.412

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silk embroidery and couched gold-wrapped threads, metal buttons

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes