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A FINE MIDNIGHT-BLUE CUT-VELVET HAN CHINESE WOMAN'S INFORMAL OVERCOAT, WAITAO
A FINE MIDNIGHT-BLUE CUT-VELVET HAN CHINESE WOMAN'S INFORMAL OVERCOAT, WAITAO

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A FINE MIDNIGHT-BLUE CUT-VELVET HAN CHINESE WOMAN'S INFORMAL OVERCOAT, WAITAO
LATE 18TH CENTURY
With a raised design of large peony and chrysanthemum stems interspersed with the bajixiang in a soft midnight-blue nap against a dark blue-toned grey ground, original pale turquoise satin damask lining woven with flowers
43½ in. (110.5 cm.) long x 48 in. (122 cm.) across

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