Qing Lady's Jacket

c. 1900
$2,880 USD
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Dimensions
W: 59.5" D: 0.25" H: 41.75"
Materials
Silk
Purchase Quantity
Collection #
CJJK001
Estimated Shipping
$75

When the Qing-dynasty woman who wore this lovely jacket entered a room, people would instantly have recognized her status and rank based on the materials and decoration of her garment. So keen was the period on sartorial significance that clothing rules were outlined in an official guide issued in the 1700s. Worn with a pleated apron skirt, this silk jacket features a brilliant red ground and is elaborately embroidered with flowers and butterflies.

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