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woman's jacket
  • China
  • woman's jacket, 1800s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, satin, gold-wrapped thread, embroidering
  • Paper Type: satin, seed, couching
  • Object Length/Width: 108 x 58 cm
    Object Length/Width: 42 1/2 x 62 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1031
Description

Woman's blue silk embroidered jacket. It is decorated with multicolored silk embroidered bats and flowers and Peking stitches. There are chrysanthemums which have couched silk cord and gold wrapped thread edgings. There are patterned ribbon edgings and a pink damask lining.