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Woman's Long Pao (Formal Domestic Robe)

A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, slit tapestry weave; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, 2:1 twill oblique interlaced tape and bands of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, supplementary facing wefts.

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  • A work made of silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, slit tapestry weave; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, 2:1 twill oblique interlaced tape and bands of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, supplementary facing wefts.

Date:

1890/1910, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)

Artist:

Manchu
China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Culture

Manchu

Title

Woman's Long Pao (Formal Domestic Robe)

Place

China (Object made in)

Date  Dates are not always precisely known, but the Art Institute strives to present this information as consistently and legibly as possible. Dates may be represented as a range that spans decades, centuries, dynasties, or periods and may include qualifiers such as c. (circa) or BCE.

Made 1890–1910

Medium

Silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper strips, slit tapestry weave; edged with gilt-metal-strip-wrapped cotton, 2:1 twill oblique interlaced tape and bands of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave with plain interlacings of secondary binding warps and silk and gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, supplementary facing wefts

Dimensions

141 × 191.1 cm (55 1/2 × 75 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. B. Botsford Young

Reference Number

1955.784

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