Property from Various Owners
A lady's deep blue silk ground embroidered overcoat, weitao
Late 19th century
Intricately worked in white and bright silk threads that form flowering branches and butterflies surrounding roundels filled with parrots or cranes and peacocks while the ivory silk ground collar and border bands and the sleeve bands are embroidered in a limited palette of purple, blue and green; turquoise blue ground brocade ribbon trim (minor surface soiling, wear to the ribbon trim).
42in (106.5cm) long