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Gown - Silk robe

Silk robe

  • Object:

    Gown

  • Place of origin:

    China (made)

  • Date:

    1920-1940 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woven silk

  • Credit Line:

    Supported by the Friends of the V&A

  • Museum number:

    FE.29-1995

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Men's silvery-grey silk robe. Woven with a self-patterned all-over design.

Place of Origin

China (made)

Date

1920-1940 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Woven silk

Dimensions

Length: 127 cm, Width: 158.5 cm

Object history note

Cf. Mrs Garrett's card: Donated Mr Fung San Yan, Stubbs Road

Descriptive line

Long gown for a man, grey woven silk self-patterned with an overall design, China, 1920-1940

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Wilson, Verity. Chinese Textiles, 2nd edition, London: V&A Publications, 2005, plate 92.

Production Note

See FE.24-1995

Materials

Silk

Techniques

Weaving

Categories

Textiles; Men's clothes

Collection

East Asia Collection

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