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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of M. M. Greer

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

Object Place

China

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

64.2187

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes