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Coat, yellow silk ground brocaded with dragons, clouds, sacred jewels, waves, Isles of Blessed, Buddhist symbols and character Shou in gold, blue, green, yellow, tan and brown. Scales and claws of large central dragon brocaded with peacock feathers. Mounted in panel form.

Provenance

Purchased by the MFA, April 10, 1947

Credit Line

Otis Norcross Fund

Chinese, Qing dynasty; Kangxi period, 17th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 60 1/4 x 11 in. (153 x 27.9 cm)

Accession Number

47.371b

Medium or Technique

Silk satin brocaded with silk, metallic thread and peacock thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes