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military officer's jacket
  • China
  • military officer's jacket, 1800–1911, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk, gold-wrapped thread, metal, paper lining, cord, ribbon, velvet, embroidering, bast fiber, felt
  • Paper Type: satin, couching
  • Length/Width/Depth: 77.5 x 101 cm
    Length/Width/Depth: 30 1/2 x 79 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2330.a
Label Text

Jacket with central medallion of paired dragons and waves. Embroidery on double weave ground with applied metal studs, cords, ribbon and black velvet edging with paper inner lining.