Woman's Waitao (Semiformal Domestic Surcoat)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped wild silk and silk, laid work and couching; collar tape, closures, and lining: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal button.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped wild silk and silk, laid work and couching; collar tape, closures, and lining: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal button.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1875/1900

Artist:

Han-Chinese
China

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Artist

Han-Chinese

Title

Woman's Waitao (Semiformal Domestic Surcoat)

Origin

China

Date

1875–1900

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; embroidered with gold-leaf-over-lacquered-paper-strip-wrapped wild silk and silk, laid work and couching; collar tape, closures, and lining: silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; metal button

Dimensions

100.3 × 155.8 cm (39 1/2 × 61 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Eleanor Burton

Reference Number

1971.476

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