Chinese Canadian Artifacts Project

Item CVM_002.59.13a - Jacket

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CA CVM CVM_002.59.13a

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Silk, cotton. Width-44 cm, Length-81 cm, Sleeve length-44 cm.

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A hip-length, loose-fitting tunic with high, stand-up collar and long sleeves. The entire jacket is cut from two pieces of fabric with only back, side and under-sleeve seams. The material is greyish purple taffeta silk with a random woven floral pattern. Frog closures on collar and right front side. Decorative gold-coloured trim on all edges. Slits on side seams. Part of a pantsuit with pants CVM 002.59.13b.

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From the family of Frank Won. The family came to Victoria from China ca. 1890.


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248.7 KiB


December 12, 2015 10:24 AM

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