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

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Artist

Manchu

Title

Woman's Long Pao (Formal Domestic Robe)

Origin

China

Date

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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