Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 50 x 75.5 cm (19 11/16 x 29 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

02.353

Medium or Technique

Silk slit tapestry (kesi)

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fragment of man’s court robe (jifu) woven with silk and copper-colored thread made of paper. The design of conventional water and a dragon is of light and dark blue, gray, white and copper color.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection