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

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Artist

Manchu

Title

Man's Jifu (Semiformal Court Robe)

Origin

China

Date

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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