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Girl's domestic formal coat (mangao)

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Han girl's domestic formal coat (mangao) of red silk satin ground with design of dragons, flowers, bats, fruit, coins and swastika embroidered in blue, green, red, black and white silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread; black satin border on sleeves, along bottom and sides of robe embroidered...

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Gift of M.M. Greer to the MFA on December 9, 1964

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Gift of M. M. Greer

Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, late 19th century

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66 x 103.3 cm (26 x 40 11/16 in.)

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Silk satin embroidered with floss silk and couched gold-wrapped threads


Textiles and Fashion Arts