Woman's domestic semi-formal coat (ao)

Chinese (Han)
early 20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

Height x width: 36 3/4 x 56 5/8 in. (93.3 x 143.8 cm)

Accession Number

47.1043

Medium or Technique

Silk damask

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Han woman’s domestic semi-formal coat (ao) in blue silk damask with woven design of chrysanthemums and butterflies; neck front and sleeves trimmed with narrow black satin band piped in pale blue; black silk spiral buttons with flower petal center and black silk button loops; lined with blue-green plain-weave silk lining.

Provenance

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis Bacon Lathrop to the MFA on May 8, 1947

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop