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Object Number 1995.017.0119
Object Name Coat
Date 1885-1905
Culture Chinese
Description Han Woman's Informal Manchu Style Coat. Red orange figured silk with cuffs of white silk embroidered in multicolored silk threads. Simple style indicates it is for a special occasion. Red was the favored color of the Ming dynasty, and was retained by Han Women as a color worn for special celebrations.

. . .Original credit line: Museum purchase (through John Metcalf), 1980.
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Lexicon sub-category Clothing -- Outerwear
Credit line Transferred from the Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio.