Woman's coat (waitao)
1850 to 1860
Object Place: China
107 x 146.8 cm (42 1/8 x 57 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk satin embroidered with silk
Not On View
Woman’s coat (waitao) of dark blue satin with design of scattered of butterflies, bats, peonies, plum blossoms, peach blossoms and other flowers embroidered in shades of pink, reds, blues, greens, yellow, gray, violet and white silk; sleeve turn backs of pale yellow satin with design of lotuses, pomegranates and bats embroidered in polychrome silk; center front opening with gold metal button and black silk loop closure.
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