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Vestment for 1st degree Daoist priest (hongi)

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Daoist vestment (hongi) with design of dragon roundels and auspicious symbols couched in gold-wrapped thread on a light blue silk damask gound

Provenance

Gift of Miss Hester Moore to the MFA on September 10, 1953

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Hester Moore

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 55 x 84 in. (139.7 x 213.4 cm)

Accession Number

53.2079

Medium or Technique

Silk damask with couched gold-wrapped threads

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes