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Woman's semi-formal court robe (jifu)

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Woman's semi-formal court robe (jifu) in orange silk twill ground embroidered with polychrome silk and gold-metallic thread in satin stitch and couching. Patterned with clouds, nine five-clawed dragons and the twelve imperial symbols. Neck and cuff edges with blue silk embroidered in silk and...

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Provenance

Gift of Mr. John G. Hopkins to the MFA on February 8, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. John G. Hopkins

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880–90

Object Place

China

Dimensions

H: 146 cm (57 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

61.151

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground with silk embroidery and gold-metallic thread couching

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes