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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 crepe damask ground with flower design in twill weave and embroidered with peonies, butterflies, chrysanthemums and orchids in red, blue, green, white, yellow, brown, tan and black silk satin and Peking stitches; neck and side front closing...

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Provenance

Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf to the MFA on September 12, 1946

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Jesse H. Metcalf

Chinese, Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

Length: 95 cm (37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.46.26

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with colored floss silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes