Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced satin weave; embroidered with gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in padded satin and stem stitches; couching; edged with silk and gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped silk in warp-float faced satin weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.

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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced satin weave; embroidered with gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in padded satin and stem stitches; couching; edged with silk and gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped silk in warp-float faced satin weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts.

Date:

1890/1910, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Artist

Manchu

Title

Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

Origin

China

Date

1890–1910

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced satin weave; embroidered with gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped cotton in padded satin and stem stitches; couching; edged with silk and gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped silk in warp-float faced satin weave with plain interlacing of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts

Dimensions

144.9 × 189.9 cm (57 × 74 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Beatrice Cummings Mayer

Reference Number

1994.305

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