Bridal Jacket


From: China

Curatorial Section: Asian

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Object Number 48-28-1
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Chinese | Manchu
Provenience China
Date Made 19th Century - 1948
Section Asian
Materials Silk
Technique Embroidered | Peking Knot | Appliqued | Satin Stitch
Iconography Twin Fish | Waves | Bats | Lotus | Fruit | Horseshoe | Eight Daoist Immortal Symbols | Cuffs

Pink silk bound with black and lined with green. Embroidery shows rocks emerging from waves. Symbolic decoration includes twin fish, lotuses, bats, emblems of eight immortals, lucky flowers and fruits, Manchu horseshoe cuffs.

Its main interest is variety of embroidery: satin stitch, laid stitch, peking knot, applique, etc.

Height 78 cm
Width 156 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. Mason W. Zimmerman through Mrs. Bradford Williams, 1948

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