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2004.19.1.1.58 - Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court

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Object Typealbum leaf Artistunknown Date Madeca. 1785

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Object Typealbum leaf Artistunknown Date Madeca. 1785
Accession Number 2004.19.1.1.58 Title Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court Category albums Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 18th century Materials ink; silk; paper Measurements sheet: 42.2 cm x 40.8 cm; image: 28.4 cm x 13.1 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 leaf of one folio (attached to 2004.19.1.59) depicting one side of a formal court crown. There is a paper label attached at the bottom centre that describes the arrangement of pearls.
Inscriptions and Colophons

Handwritten in pencil on a small piece of paper pasted onto the silk, bottom center: "Head dress/324 Oriental pearls [and] in every string of/great(?) pearls there is to be one in the middle."

On the reverse of the…

Handwritten in pencil on a small piece of paper pasted onto the silk, bottom center: "Head dress/324 Oriental pearls [and] in every string of/great(?) pearls there is to be one in the middle."

On the reverse of the piece "(10)" is handwritten in pencil on the upper right corner.

Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart

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"2004.19.1.1.58 - Album Leaf from Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-20267. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.


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