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Woman's domestic short coat (magua)

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Manchu woman's domestic quilted short coat (magua) in navy silk satin and design of floral roundels with cranes and peaches, scattered flowers and butterflies in white and various shades of blue silk embroidery.

Provenance

Gift of M.M. Greer to the MFA on December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of M.M. Greer

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

Object Place

China

Dimensions

79.3 x 147.5 cm (31 1/4 x 58 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2192

Medium or Technique

Silk satin ground embroidered in silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread, quilted

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes