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Woman's Changfu (Informal Court Robe)

A work made of silk, plain gauze weave; embroidered in back and stem stitches; sleeve facings: silk, plain gauze weave; embroidered in back, knot, overcast, stem, and straight stitches; laid work and couching; ribbon: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and extended weft loop fringe; sleeves trimmed with silk, plain weave; metal buttons.
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  • A work made of silk, plain gauze weave; embroidered in back and stem stitches; sleeve facings: silk, plain gauze weave; embroidered in back, knot, overcast, stem, and straight stitches; laid work and couching; ribbon: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and extended weft loop fringe; sleeves trimmed with silk, plain weave; metal buttons.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), late 19th/early 20th century

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Department

Textiles

Culture

Manchu

Title

Woman's Changfu (Informal Court Robe)

Place

China (Object made in)

Date

Made 1875–1925

Medium

Silk, plain gauze weave; embroidered in back and stem stitches; sleeve facings: silk, plain gauze weave; embroidered in back, knot, overcast, stem, and straight stitches; laid work and couching; ribbon: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, plain weave with supplementary patterning warps and extended weft loop fringe; sleeves trimmed with silk, plain weave; metal buttons

Dimensions

146.1 × 121.5 cm (57 1/2 × 47 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Guy H. Mitchell

Reference Number

1932.40

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