Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
last quarter 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 42 x 34.5 cm (16 9/16 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.348

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of man’s court robe (jifu) with design across the bottom are conventional waves and mountains; above this a dragon, bat, peonies and clouds. Colors are various shades of blue, green, yellow, brown, gray and violet. Dragon is woven partly with yellow thread wound with narrow strips of gilded paper.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection