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A DEEP AUBERGINE CUT-VELVET HAN CHINESE WOMAN'S INFORMAL OVERCOAT, WAITAO
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
Provenance
Private American collection, 1988.

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