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Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, 1:1 plain gauze weave with supplementary brocading wefts; cuff trim: silk, plain weave; neck trim and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weave self-patterned by areas of 1:1 plain gauze crossings; cuffs lined with silk, plain weave; metal buttons.
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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, 1:1 plain gauze weave with supplementary brocading wefts; cuff trim: silk, plain weave; neck trim and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weave self-patterned by areas of 1:1 plain gauze crossings; cuffs lined with silk, plain weave; metal buttons.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1720/40

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 1720–1740

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, 1:1 plain gauze weave with supplementary brocading wefts; cuff trim: silk, plain weave; neck trim and closures: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; lined with silk, plain weave self-patterned by areas of 1:1 plain gauze crossings; cuffs lined with silk, plain weave; metal buttons

Dimensions

134 × 188.8 cm (52 3/4 × 74 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William M. Allison

Reference Number

1951.230

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