Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
first quarter 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 75.5 x 49.5 cm (29 3/4 x 19 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

02.350

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 of silk and gold thread made of gilded paper. The ground is blue; the design of two dragons, face to face, clouds, bats, peonies, fish, and symbols is of red, blues, greens, white, yellow and gold. Pieced.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection