Uncut Yardage (For Woman's Semiformal Domestic Ao (Short Coat)

A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; ink outlines; embroidered in back, cross, eyelet, fly, knot, single satin, satin, split, and stem stitches; couching.
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  • A work made of silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; ink outlines; embroidered in back, cross, eyelet, fly, knot, single satin, satin, split, and stem stitches; couching.

Date:

Qing dynasty (1644–1911), 1875/1900

Artist:

Han-Chinese
China

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Artist

Han-Chinese

Title

Uncut Yardage (For Woman's Semiformal Domestic Ao (Short Coat)

Origin

China

Date

1875–1900

Medium

Silk, warp-float faced 7:1 satin weave; ink outlines; embroidered in back, cross, eyelet, fly, knot, single satin, satin, split, and stem stitches; couching

Dimensions

100 × 75.7 cm (39 3/8 × 29 3/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Vera Megowen

Reference Number

1978.122

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