Boy's Baijia Pao ("One Hundred Household" Robe)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'z' twill weaves self-patterned by areas of plain weave; pieced; medallions with under drawing in black pigment and trimmed with cords of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk couched with silk; neck facing: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; trimmed with braid of silk, 2:2 oblique interlacing and with ribbon of silk and cotton, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning warps and self-patterned by main warp floats; ties: silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'z' twill weave self-patterned by areas of plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'z' twill weaves self-patterned by areas of plain weave; pieced; medallions with under drawing in black pigment and trimmed with cords of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk couched with silk; neck facing: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; trimmed with braid of silk, 2:2 oblique interlacing and with ribbon of silk and cotton, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning warps and self-patterned by main warp floats; ties: silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'z' twill weave self-patterned by areas of plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1850/1900

Artist:

Han-Chinese
China

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Artist

Han-Chinese

Title

Boy's Baijia Pao ("One Hundred Household" Robe)

Origin

China

Date

1850–1900

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'Z' twill weaves self-patterned by areas of plain weave; pieced; medallions with under drawing in black pigment and trimmed with cords of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk couched with silk; neck facing: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered in satin, single satin, and stem stitches; trimmed with braid of silk, 2:2 oblique interlacing and with ribbon of silk and cotton, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary patterning warps and self-patterned by main warp floats; ties: silk, warp-float faced 3:1 'Z' twill weave self-patterned by areas of plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

65 × 114.6 cm (25 5/8 × 45 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Robert Allerton Endowment

Reference Number

1998.321

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