A banyan is an century men’s garment often worn as a morning gown, dressing gown or informal coat. This century banyan is made from century quilted gold patterned silk and is an example of a more fitted, coat-like style of banyan.
Banyan Date: ca. 1760 Culture: Chinese Medium: silk, linen Dimensions: Length at CB: 54 in. cm) Credit Line: Alfred Z.Solomon-Janet A. Sloane Endowment Fund and Isabel Shults Fund, 2008 Accession Number:
Chinese robe---When I visited Hong Kong I enjoyed the Chinese robe exhibit. The museum was in a wondrous location on the water where one could turn from the art & see a port of every floating vessel from sampan to ocean liner.