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Woman's surcoat (magua)

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Woman's surcoat (magua) of dark blue silk gauze trimmed around neck, front and lower edge with black satin edged in ribbon of silk and gold-wrapped thread with floral repeat in light green and light blue silk; sleeve turnbacks of light green plain-weave silk with open work floral and butterfly...

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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift of M.M. Greer

Chinese, Qing dynasty, 1890 to 1910

Object Place

China

Dimensions

99.5 x 131.7 cm (39 3/16 x 51 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.2194

Medium or Technique

Silk gauze embroidered with silk,

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes