Cushion Imperial Robe Red


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This cushion cover 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.

Cushion cover with invisible zip opening
Dimensions: 410mm x 420mm
Materials: 100% Cotton
Care Instructions: Machine wash
Made in Australia

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
Gift of Mr A. J. L. McDonnell, 1949 (984-D4)