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    Sale 2108

    The Imperial Wardrobe: Fine Chinese Costume And Textiles From The Linda Wrigglesworth Collection

    19 March 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 92

    A DEEP AUBERGINE CUT-VELVET HAN CHINESE WOMAN'S INFORMAL OVERCOAT, WAITAO

    MID-19TH CENTURY

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    A DEEP AUBERGINE CUT-VELVET HAN CHINESE WOMAN'S INFORMAL OVERCOAT, WAITAO
    MID-19TH CENTURY
    The dark aubergine-colored silk velvet with raised nap cut with peonies, the sleeves finished with borders in ivory satin and silk damask finely worked in Peking knot with various figural scenes, lined in pale turquoise satin damask patterned with various flowers
    42 in. (106.8 cm.) long x 56½ in. (143.5 cm.) across


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    Provenance

    Private American collection, 1988.