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Woman's domestic surcoat (waitao)

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Woman's domestic surcoat (waitao) in blue silk damask with woven design of dragon roundels and neck and sleeve borders trimmed with white silk satin with designs of flowers and butterflies embroidered in polychrome silk; center front opening with black satin button and loop closure; lined with...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of M.M. Greer

Chinese (Han), Qing dynasty, 1880–90

Object Place

China

Dimensions

124.8 x 129 cm (49 1/8 x 50 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2193

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes