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2004.19.1.1.39 - 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 2004.19.1.1.39 Title Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court Alternate Title Choagua, or formal court vest, third style 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: 31.6 cm x 29.3 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 right leaf of one folio (attached to 2004.19.1.38) depicting the front of a vest. The Chinese script describes the pictorial content of the painting and is translated as "illustration of the court vest chaogua the third style for the Empress Dowager and Empress."
Inscriptions and Colophons
皇太后 皇后朝褂三 圖

Translation of the Chinese text: "Illustration of the court vest chaogua the third style for the Empress Dowager and Empress."

On the reverse of the piece "(29)" is handwritten in pencil…

皇太后 皇后朝褂三 圖

Translation of the Chinese text: "Illustration of the court vest chaogua the third style for the Empress Dowager and Empress."

On the reverse of the piece "(29)" is handwritten in pencil on the upper left corner. Below the pencil number are two black ink markings.

Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart
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Publications

Author Vollmer, John and Jacqueline Simcox
Title Emblems of Empire: Selections from the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2009
Author Vollmer, John E.
Title Dressed to Rule: 18th Century Court Attire in the Mactaggart Art Collection
Publication Date 2007