Asian Art

Woman’s court vest

19th–20th century

Satin emblazoned with a mandarin square showing an egret, insignia of sixth civil rank, and two dragons

Length in back 107 cm. (42 in.)
The Noah and Rebecca Webster Memorial Collection
1943.161
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
Qing dynasty (1644–1911)
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Geography: 
China
Status: 
Not on view
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