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Woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao)

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Han woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao) in blue silk damask with woven design of chrysanthemums and butterflies; neck front and sleeves trimmed with narrow black satin band piped in pale blue; black silk spiral buttons with flower petal center and black silk button loops; lined with blue-green...

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Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Bacon Lathrop to the MFA on May 8, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

Chinese (Han), early 20th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Height x width: 36 3/4 x 56 5/8 in. (93.3 x 143.8 cm)

Accession Number

47.1043

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes