Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

A work made of silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave; embroidered in stem filling stitches; sleeves: silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave (figured); edging and closures: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts; neck trimmed with cords of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk couched with silk; sleeves and cuffs lined with silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave.
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  • A work made of silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave; embroidered in stem filling stitches; sleeves: silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave (figured); edging and closures: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts; neck trimmed with cords of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk couched with silk; sleeves and cuffs lined with silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), c.1780s/90s

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Artist

Manchu

Title

Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

Origin

China

Date

1775–1800

Medium

Silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave; embroidered in stem filling stitches; sleeves: silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave (figured); edging and closures: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 4:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts; neck trimmed with cords of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk couched with silk; sleeves and cuffs lined with silk, 1:1 plain gauze weave

Dimensions

138.4 × 202.9 cm (54 1/2 × 79 7/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Samuel E. Barrett through the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1902.160

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