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Theater robe

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Theatrical robe of red satin with design of cosmic wave and mountain along the bottom, above which is a large dragon surrounded by clouds, flowers, bird, carp and lion-dogs son embroidered with blue, green, yellow, white, black and brown silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread; scattered over the...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880 to 1899

Object Place

Southern, China

Dimensions

145 x 254 cm (57 1/16 x 100 in.)

Accession Number

11.122

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes