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Woman's coat (ao)

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Woman's coat (ao), probably for theater costume, of dark blue satin with design of flowers, fruit and butterflies embroidered with yellow, orange, green, and white silk and couched gold-wrapped thread; gilt spangles are sewn at intervals on the ground fabric; trimmed around the neck and down the...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; Gift from Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA, March 2, 1911

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1880s

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Overall: 82 x 171cm (32 5/16 x 67 5/16in.)

Accession Number

11.146

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground embroidered in silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes