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Woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao)

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Han woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao) in lavender silk damask with woven designs of narcissus and peaches; neck, front, hem and sleeves edged with blue silk satin ribbon with peaches embroidered in gold couching and black silk satin ribbon with peonies, butterflies and phoenix; right side...

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Provenance

Gift of Estate of Annie B. Coolidge to the MFA June 12, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Estate of Annie B. Coolidge

Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, late 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

95 x 135 cm (37 3/8 x 53 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.47.33

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with couched gold and silver wrapped thread and silk floss, applied silk ribbon

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes