This skateboard features a detail of the Chinese Empress’/consort’s semi-formal court robe from the NGV’s permanent collection. Designed and made exclusively for the NGV design store.
Dimensions: Width: 8.25 inch, Nose: 725 inch, Length: 15 inch, Tail 6.75 inch
Empress’s or imperial consort’s semi-formal court robe (Jifu) mid 18th century
silk, silk and metalic thread, gilt (kesi)
147.2 cm (centre back)
22.0 cm (sleeve length)
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne