A similar embroidered robe is illustrated by J. E. Vollmer, Decoding Dragons: Status Garments in Ch'ing Dynasty China, University of Oregon Museum of Art, 1983, p. 95, pl. 50. The author notes that red-ground unofficial formal coats for Manchu women became increasingly popular in the 19th century.
Compare also, a kesi example included in the inventory of Yamanaka & Company, Inc., New York, 1943, Catalogue, no. 1503; and further similar examples sold at Christie's New York, 21 March 2013, lot 1303 and Christie's New York, 20 March 1997, lot 273.