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A Chinese Girl's Silk, Hooded Cloak

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Subject :A Chinese Girl's Silk, Hooded Cloak
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Location : Ipoh, Perak
Estimated Year : 1970
Media Type : Artifact
Source : Mdm Ko Wye Fong, Kuala Lumpur
Remark :

This pink silk cloak with a red lining has a fur trimmed hood with embroidered Chinese characters that read "Long Life (Longevity) and Prosperity" with a garland of flowers below them.

The back of the cloak id fully embroidered. In the centre is the symbol for "twin Happiness", normally only used for wedding celebrations and good wishes. This is surrounded by flowers and butterflies with four characters which literall say something like go and come back again which could mean have a safe journey (in lifeJ).

Filename : 20190210-005