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Buddhist Monk's Cape (Incomplete)

A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and peacock feathers, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; top facing edged with silk, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave.
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  • A work made of silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and peacock feathers, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; top facing edged with silk, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1650/1700

Artist:

China

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Buddhist Monk's Cape (Incomplete)

Origin

China

Date

Made 1650–1700

Medium

Silk, gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped silk, and peacock feathers, slit tapestry weave with interlaced outlining wefts; painted details; edged with silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; top facing edged with silk, plain weave; lined with silk, plain weave

Dimensions

128.3 × 225.8 cm (50 1/2 × 89 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William J. Calhoun

Reference Number

1937.816

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