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Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; cuffs trimmed with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen couched with silk; sleeves, neck trim, and cuff edging: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; neck edging, cuff trim, 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; trimmed with braid of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, 1:1 oblique interlacing with triple elements; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; cuffs lined with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal buttons.
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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; cuffs trimmed with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen couched with silk; sleeves, neck trim, and cuff edging: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; neck edging, cuff trim, 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; trimmed with braid of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, 1:1 oblique interlacing with triple elements; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; cuffs lined with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal buttons.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1750/75

Artist:

Manchu
China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Manchu

Title

Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

Place

China (Object made in)

Date

Made 1750–1775

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; cuffs trimmed with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped linen couched with silk; sleeves, neck trim, and cuff edging: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; neck edging, cuff trim, 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; trimmed with braid of gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, 1:1 oblique interlacing with triple elements; lined with silk, 4:1 satin damask weave; cuffs lined with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal buttons

Dimensions

149 × 211 cm (58 5/8 × 83 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of the Antiquarian Society

Reference Number

1912.1805

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