Woman's coat (ao)
Object Place: China
99.5 x 167.6 cm (39 3/16 x 66 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silk
Not On View
Woman’s coat (ao) of blue satin with design of scattered peonies, fruit, and various flowers, and butterflies with long tails embroidered in pink, red, white, green, blue, orange, black, and gray silk; butterflies, and most of the flowers are of laid-work, but a few flowers are of French knots; neck, side front opening and hem trimmed in black satin embroidered with floral motifs in various shades of blue and white silk and black gimp decorated with white, green, blue, and red; lined with salmon-pink plain-weave silk. Sleeve facings are missing.
1902, Yamanaka and Co., Boston; sold by Yamanaka to the MFA for $2650 [see note 1]. (Accession Date: April 17, 1902)
 MFA accession nos. 02.48 - 02.68 were purchased together for this amount.
Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund