Man's court robe (jifu)

Chinese
Qing dynasty
1790–1820


Object Place: China

Dimensions

146.4 x 202.4 cm (57 5/8 x 79 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

08.488

Medium or Technique

Silk twill-weave ground embroidered with floss silk and gold-wrapped threads

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Man’s court robe (jifu) with design of dragons and stylized wave and mountain pattern across the bottom in polychrome silk knot stitch embroidery and gold-wrapped thread couching on a taupe twill-weave silk ground; matching facings.

Provenance

Bequest from Charles H. Parker

Credit Line

Bequest from Charles H. Parker