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2005.5.6 - Silk Tapestry Weave Vest for a Woman

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Object Typevest Artistunknown Date Made1895-1911

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Object Typevest Artistunknown Date Made1895-1911
Accession Number 2005.5.6 Title Silk Tapestry Weave Vest for a Woman Alternate Title Beixin, or woman's informal court vest, semi-formal style Category clothing Object Type vest Artist unknown Date Made 1895-1911 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 19th-20th centuries Materials blue silk tapestry weave with silk and metal-wrapped thread brocade borders Materials Glossary Brocade; Tapestry Weave View Materials Glossary Details » View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 66.1 cm x 72.7 cm;neck to hem: 66.1 cm Description This woman's informal vest features a pierced garden stone and bamboo on a blue ground with a fret and artemisia leaves patterned border. Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2005.5.6 - Silk Tapestry Weave Vest for a Woman, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19228. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

Publications

Author Vollmer, John and Jacqueline Simcox
Title Emblems of Empire: Selections from the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2009