Woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao)
third quarter of the 19th century
Object Place: China
115 x 156 cm (45 1/4 x 61 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silk, cut pile (velvet) with silk satin stitch embroidery
Not On View
Han woman’s domestic semi-formal coat (ao) in dark blue velvet embroidered with design of “The One Hundred Antiques” in shades of red, green, blue, yellow, purple, gold, orange and white silk embroidery and couched gold-wrapped thread; trimmed with purple and brown silk with gilt paper strip supplementary patterning wefts; plain round gold metal buttons and black silk button loops; lined with pale yellow plain-weave silk.
Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis to the MFA on April 3, 1924.
Gift of Mrs. Horatio Greenough Curtis in memory of her husband Horatio Greenough Curtis