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Jacket

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Object Number:
2003-38-67
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
China
Indochina
Section:
Asian
Materials:
Silk
Cotton
Technique:
Sewn
Embroidered
Appliqued
Description:
Girl's jacket of black silk brocade; short fitted waist and flaring hem; slit up the sides; hem and slits edged with narrow bands of red and blue applique; sewn with patterned green and red stitches; hemmed on the inside with coarse cotton, dyed blue; neck opening ornamented with applied bands of silk and cotton in red, green, white, and yellow; applied embroidery-like ornament of stiff stencil-cut material wrapped with silk thread; sleeves hemmed with silk brocade, dyed purple; blue cotton strip runs length of each sleeve; ties to fasten at interior (left) and at neck opening (two ties at right).
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1900.1.1225   -   Other Number

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