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Woman's Changfu (Informal Court Robe)

A work made of silk, slit and dovetailed tapestry weave; ribbons: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, stripes of satin weave and stripes of plain weave with supplementary patterning warps with extended weft loops (one edge) and of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps with extended weft loops (one edge); edging and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weaves; metal buttons.

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  • A work made of silk, slit and dovetailed tapestry weave; ribbons: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, stripes of satin weave and stripes of plain weave with supplementary patterning warps with extended weft loops (one edge) and of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps with extended weft loops (one edge); edging and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weaves; metal buttons.

Date:

1900/10, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Artist:

Manchu
China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Manchu

Title

Woman's Changfu (Informal Court Robe)

Origin

China

Date

Made 1900–1910

Medium

Silk, slit and dovetailed tapestry weave; ribbons: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, stripes of satin weave and stripes of plain weave with supplementary patterning warps with extended weft loops (one edge) and of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps with extended weft loops (one edge); edging and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weaves; metal buttons

Dimensions

144.8 × 121.2 cm (57 × 47 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Guy H. Mitchell

Reference Number

1932.38

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