Fragment of a man's court robe (jifu)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Overall: 37.5 x 75 cm (14 3/4 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

02.354

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 gold thread made with gilded paper. Gray-blue ground with the design of water, a dragon and a bat, in blues, light green, violet, white, yellow, black, and tarnished gold.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection