Property from Various Owners
A woman's embroidered purple ground informal overcoat, waitao
Late 19th century
The front and back displaying figural groups of scholars, beauties and an aged couple standing or sitting within an edited garden setting worked in bright colors and gilt-wrapped thread outlines that repeat in the ivory satin border bands, the pale blue satin sleeve bands embroidered en suite with garden rocks and flowering branches.
41 3/4in (106cm) long