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Woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao)

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Han woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao) in dark blue velvet embroidered with design of "The One Hundred Antiques" in shades of red, green, blue, yellow, purple, gold, orange and white silk embroidery and couched gold-wrapped thread; trimmed with purple and brown silk with gilt paper strip...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis to the MFA on April 3, 1924.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis

Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, third quarter of the 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

115 x 156 cm (45 1/4 x 61 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.147

Medium or Technique

Silk, cut pile (velvet) with silk satin stitch embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes