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Woman's robe (pao)

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Woman's robe (pao) of white satin with design of scattered flowers embroidered in white and various shades of blue silk; embroidered collar and sleeve facings are from earlier robe, c. 1860s; side front opening with gold metal button and silk loop closure; lined with silk.

Provenance

Gift from M. M. Greer to the MFA, December 9, 1964

Credit Line

Gift of M.M. Greer

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1910 to 1915

Object Place

China

Dimensions

138.5 x 141.2 cm (54 1/2 x 55 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

64.2195

Medium or Technique

Silk satin embroidered with silk

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes