Man's domestic robe (pao)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1900–20


Object Place: China

Dimensions

134 x 199.5 cm (52 3/4 x 78 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.186a

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s unofficial domestic robe (pao) with right front opening in ivory silk damask with woven design of clouds, bats and peony roundels; right front opening with carved gold-colored buttons and dark blue cord loops; lined with light blue silk damask.

Provenance

Anonymous gift to the MFA on April 5, 1923

Credit Line

Anonymous gift