Child's coat of greenish-brown silk of brocaded design embroidered in satin stitch with an all-over design of loose, thin clouds and cranes in shades of blue, green, and white. Cuffs, bottom,a nd opening banded with black satin embroidered with peony design in blues. A band of the same is applied around body of coat at waistline. Short collar band of black satin embroidered with floral design in blue and gold. Two ties of the greenish silk attached to coat at waist. Lining of faded orange gauze.

Chinese Child's Unofficial Informal Robe, 19th century

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Chinese Child's Unofficial Informal Robe
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Accession Number
42.8.93
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Child's coat of greenish-brown silk of brocaded design embroidered in satin stitch with an all-over design of loose, thin clouds and cranes in shades of blue, green, and white. Cuffs, bottom,a nd opening banded with black satin embroidered with peony design in blues. A band of the same is applied around body of coat at waistline. Short collar band of black satin embroidered with floral design in blue and gold. Two ties of the greenish silk attached to coat at waist. Lining of faded orange gauze.