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2004.19.1.1 - Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court

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Object Typealbum ArtistHuang Dao; Men Yingzhao; Jiang Renshu Date Madeca. 1785

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Object Typealbum ArtistHuang Dao; Men Yingzhao; Jiang Renshu Date Madeca. 1785
Accession Number 2004.19.1.1 Title Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court Alternate Title Huangchao liqi tushi, or The Regulations for the Ceremonial Paraphernalia of the [Qing] Dynasty; Drawings of Costume and Accessories of the Empress Dowager and Empress Category albums Object Type album Artist Huang Dao; Men Yingzhao; Jiang Renshu Date Made ca. 1785 Place Made China Culture Chinese Period Qing 18th century Materials ink and colour on silk Measurements overall: 7.4 cm x 44.1 cm x 45.2 cm Description
From the original 34 folios, this album depicts Qing court costumes appropriate to the Empress Dowager or Empress with short descriptive captions. It contains 67 leaves consisting of 36 finely detailed watercolor…
From the original 34 folios, this album depicts Qing court costumes appropriate to the Empress Dowager or Empress with short descriptive captions. It contains 67 leaves consisting of 36 finely detailed watercolor paintings on silk, 27 pages of descriptive text written on silk, and 2 double-leaves bearing official court seals.
Inscriptions and Colophons
Chinese calligraphy in black ink on each page identifies the user and the objects' function. Rules and regulations pertaining to its design and materials used in fabrication are written on the left-hand side leaf or…
Chinese calligraphy in black ink on each page identifies the user and the objects' function. Rules and regulations pertaining to its design and materials used in fabrication are written on the left-hand side leaf or on a seperate album leaf next to the relevant paintings. Two leaves bear a small oval seal of the Summer Palace in Peking, another bears a small oval seal inscribed 'Treasure examined by Qianlong'. It is also inscribed by Sir Thomas Phillips HMC in pencil and labeled 18054. The storage box is inscribed with a gilt label.
Credit Line Gift of Sandy and Cécile Mactaggart

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"2004.19.1.1 - Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court, Mactaggart Art Collection." University of Alberta Museums Search Site, https://search.museums.ualberta.ca/21-20519. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.


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Object Type album set Artist Huang Dao; Men Yingzhao; Jiang Renshu Date Made ca. 1785

2004.19.1.1 - Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court

Object Type album Artist Huang Dao; Men Yingzhao; Jiang Renshu Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type album leaf Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type box Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785
Object Type box Artist unknown Date Made ca. 1785

Object Hierarchy for 2004.19.1.1 - Illustrations of Costumes from the Qianlong Court

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