Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
last quarter 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 49.5 x 36.5 cm (19 1/2 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.347

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of man’s court robe (jifu) woven with silk and copper-color thread made of paper. The ground is dark blue; the design, a conventional wave-line, a dragon front face amid clouds, bats, and peonies is of blues, white, black and bronze.

Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, June 26, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection