Manchu man’s semiformal court coat (jifu)

Historical period(s)
Qing dynasty, ca. 1900-1911
Medium
Woven silk with supplementary weft, gilded metal buttons, silk ribbon embroidered with metallic thread on collar and cuff, and blue silk lining on cuffs only
Dimensions
H x W: 142.2 x 209.8 cm (56 x 82 5/8 in)
Geography
China
Credit Line
Purchase — Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program and partial gift of Richard G. Pritzlaff
Collection
Pritzlaff collection
Accession Number
S1991.71
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Costume and Textile
Type

Robe

Keywords
brocade, Buddhism, China, crane, Daoism, dragon, embroidery, mountain, Pritzlaff collection, Qing dynasty (1644 - 1911), weft patterning, WWII-era provenance
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Richard G. Pritzlaff

Collection Area(s)
Chinese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum