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2005.5.261 - Silk Tapestry Weave Jacket and Badge

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Accession Number 2005.5.261 Title Silk Tapestry Weave Jacket and Badge Category clothing Object Type jacket and badge Artist unknown Date Made date unknown Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 18th century Materials metal-wrapped thread, silk and peacock feather-wrapped thread tapestry weave with metal studs Materials Glossary Tapestry Weave View Materials Glossary Details » Measurements overall: 72 cm x 150.6 cm; cuff to cuff: x 150.6 cm Description
A silk tapestry weave jacket with a removable silk tapestry weave badge attached to the front. There are five green dragons woven across the torso and upper sleeves. An older style of dragon, kuilong, can be found…
A silk tapestry weave jacket with a removable silk tapestry weave badge attached to the front. There are five green dragons woven across the torso and upper sleeves. An older style of dragon, kuilong, can be found under either sleeve on the side of the torso. These blue dragons are curvilinear and vine-like, compared to the rest of the dragons on the jacket. A green version of the kuilong is seen on the removable badge. The tapestry weave portion of the coat and badge are trimmed with two colours of metal-wrapped thread brocades, as well as metal studs, which resemble those found on military garments. The cuffs of the jacket are trimmed with appliqued brocade, which has been cut into a ruyi-shaped design.
Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart

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"2005.5.261 - Silk Tapestry Weave Jacket and Badge, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-19483. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.


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2005.5.261 - Silk Tapestry Weave Jacket and Badge

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