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2004.19.1.1.3 - Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court

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Object Typealbum leaf Artistunknown Date Madeca. 1759

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Object Typealbum leaf Artistunknown Date Madeca. 1759
Accession Number 2004.19.1.1.3 Title Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court Category albums Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1759 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 18th century Materials ink; silk; paper Measurements sheet: 42.2 cm x 40.8 cm; image: 31.7 cm x 34.2 cm Description
This album leaf is part of a section of the illustrations of costumes from the Qianlong court, Huangchao liqi tushi (“The Regulations for the Ceremonial Paraphernalia of the [Qing] Dynasty”). In total there are 34…
This album leaf is part of a section of the illustrations of costumes from the Qianlong court, Huangchao liqi tushi (“The Regulations for the Ceremonial Paraphernalia of the [Qing] Dynasty”). In total there are 34 folios that depict costumes appropriate for the Empress Dowager or Empress to wear at the imperial court along with short descriptive captions. This is the left right leaf of one folio (attached to 2004.19.1.3 2), which depicts a red pleated skirt. The Chinese script describes the pictorial content of the painting and is translated as "illustration of Summer court skirt chaoqun for the Empress Dowager and Empress."
Inscriptions and Colophons

Translation of the Chinese text: "Illustration of Summer court skirt chaoqun for the Empress Dowager and Empress"

On the reverse of the piece "(65)" is written by hand in pencil on the upper left corner. Below the…

Translation of the Chinese text: "Illustration of Summer court skirt chaoqun for the Empress Dowager and Empress"

On the reverse of the piece "(65)" is written by hand in pencil on the upper left corner. Below the pencil number there is a black ink marking composed of three short vertical lines and one horizontal line.

Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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"2004.19.1.1.3 - Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-20148. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.


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Publications

Author Vollmer, John E.
Title Dressed to Rule: 18th Century Court Attire in the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2007