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Asian Art

Sleeveless coat

19th century

Ko-ssu (slit tapestry) in a pattern of wind-blown plants with five frog closures. Dark blue ground with light blue, green and gold embroidered motifs.

back length: 141.5 cm. 55 3/4 in.
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1943.163
Geography: 
China
Culture: 
Chinese
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Apparel/Costume
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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