Woman's domestic short coat (magua)

Chinese (Manchu)
Qing dynasty
early 20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

84.2 x 171.4 cm (33 1/8 x 67 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17.627

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Manchu woman’s domestic short coat (magua) in yellow-green damask with a woven design of scattered flowers and key fretwork pattern; round gold metal buttons and yellow-green silk button loop closure; lined with bright blue plain-weave cotton.

Provenance

Lent by Denman W. Ross, April 27, 1910; Denman Waldo Ross Collection; gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA on February 15, 1917

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection