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Vestment (For a First-degree Taoist Priest)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk, cotton, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered paper in satin stitches; laid work and couching; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk, cotton, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered paper in satin stitches; laid work and couching; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1775/1850

Artist:

Han-Chinese
China

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Culture

Han-Chinese

Title

Vestment (For a First-degree Taoist Priest)

Origin

China

Date

Made 1775–1850

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with silk, cotton, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped cotton, gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, and gold-leaf-over-lacquered paper in satin stitches; laid work and couching; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave

Dimensions

141.2 × 198.4 cm (55 5/8 × 78 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Oriental Department Sundry Trust Fund

Reference Number

1947.522

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