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Semi-formal court robe (jifu)

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Semi-formal court robe (jifu) in blue silk twill with design of water and mountain along the bottom, above which are five-clawed dragons, clouds and Buddhist auspicious symbols in pale yellow silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts

Provenance

Gift of M. M. Greer to the MFA on December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of M.M. Greer

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1900–15

Object Place

China

Dimensions

139.5 x 221.5 cm (54 15/16 x 87 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2189

Medium or Technique

Silk twill weave ground with silk discontinuous supplementary patterning wefts tied down with supplementary warps in twill weave

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes