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child's jacket
  • China
  • child's jacket, 1800s or 1900s, Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
  • Where object was made: China
  • silk damask, cotton, embroidering, ribbon
  • Paper Type: satin, seed
  • Object Length/Width: 52.4 x 94 cm
    Object Length/Width: 20 5/8 x 37 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 0000.2417

Child's jacket with embroidery and applied ribbons on recycled (?) yellow damask ground with blue cotton lining. It is decorated with flowers and butterflies embroidered with predominantly blue silk floss in satin and Peking stitches. There is patterned ribbon around the neck. There is blue and white embroidery on a black ground for cuffs.