Han Chinese woman's winter coat

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Postcard of Han Chinese woman's winter coat.
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Han Chinese woman's winter coat

This is a winter overcoat of a Han Chinese woman. Its dark colours suggests that it might have belonged to an older woman. The inner of this coat is lined with fur for winter warmth.

Woman's p'u-fu or winter coat of black silk, embroidered with coloured silks, decorated with bands of blue ribbon, and with a rabbit fur patchwork lining: Chinese, late 19th century

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Online ID: 000-190-000-112-C
Image Rights Holder: National Museums Scotland
Project: 0098: National Museums Scotland
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Ref: National Museums Scotland  A.1979.8
Date: Late 19th - early 20th century
Late 19th century
Material: Black silk; royal blue silk sleeve band; cream, green, crimson and mauve silk embroidery; blue ribbon decorative bands; white and grey rabbit fur patchwork lining
Dimensions: 1260 mm L
What: P'u-fu / coat, woman's
Subject: Costume
Where: China
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