Bridal Long Pao (Dragon Robe)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill interlacings; painted details; closures, ties, and lining: silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; metal clasps and knotted button.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:2 'z' twill interlacings; painted details; closures, ties, and lining: silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; metal clasps and knotted button.

Date:

1875/90, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Artist:

Han-Chinese
China

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Artist

Han-Chinese

Title

Bridal Long Pao (Dragon Robe)

Origin

China

Date

1875–1890

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with supplementary brocading wefts bound in weft-float faced 1:2 'Z' twill interlacings; painted details; closures, ties, and lining: silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; metal clasps and knotted button

Dimensions

129.6 × 187.3 cm (51 × 73 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John J. Abbott

Reference Number

1943.566

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