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

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Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop

Chinese (Han), early 20th century

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

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Medium or Technique

Silk damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts