Woman's Long Pao (Formal Domestic Robe)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; trimmed with braid of gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, 2:2 twill oblique interlacing; edging and closures: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; body lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; sleeves lined with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave.

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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; trimmed with braid of gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, 2:2 twill oblique interlacing; edging and closures: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; body lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; sleeves lined with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1870/1910

Artist:

Manchu
China

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Artist

Manchu

Title

Woman's Long Pao (Formal Domestic Robe)

Origin

China

Date

1870–1910

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; trimmed with braid of gilt-metal-strip-wrapped silk, 2:2 twill oblique interlacing; edging and closures: silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and supplementary patterning wefts; body lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; sleeves lined with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave

Dimensions

138.6 × 208.3 cm (54 1/2 × 82 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. John J. Abbott

Reference Number

1943.571

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