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Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

A work made of silk and gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave; embroidered in padded satin and stem stitches; painted; edged with silk and gold-leaf-paper-strip-wrapped silk in warp-float faced satin weave with weft-float faced twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; metal buttons.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave; embroidered in padded satin and stem stitches; painted; edged with silk and gold-leaf-paper-strip-wrapped silk in warp-float faced satin weave with weft-float faced twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; metal buttons.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1840/70

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Culture

Manchu

Title

Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

Origin

China

Date

Made 1840–1870

Medium

Silk and gold-leafed-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave; embroidered in padded satin and stem stitches; painted; edged with silk and gold-leaf-paper-strip-wrapped silk in warp-float faced satin weave with weft-float faced twill interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; metal buttons

Dimensions

140.9 × 174.3 cm (55 1/2 × 68 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Beatrice Cummings Mayer

Reference Number

1994.304

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