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Woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao)

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Woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao) in dark blue silk satin with a design of Hundred Antiques (vases of flowers, floral arabesques, scholar's objects) in couched gold thread. Part way down the front is a strip of gold cloth, and narrow light blue and white gimp; closure on left side; lined with...

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Provenance

Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on May 10, 1902

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, first quarter 19th century

Object Place

China

Dimensions

112.5 x 173.7 cm (44 5/16 x 68 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

02.398

Medium or Technique

Silk satin-weave embroidered with couched gold-wrapped thread

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes