Man's long black coat or surcoat made of ramie, collarless and fastened with loops and five spherical metal buttons. The sleeves are wide, straight and full length. The sides and centre back have deep vents. The fabric is a gauze weave with roundels woven with a damask weave, depicting two five-clawed dragons.
Acquired by the Museum with other Chinese clothing, collected by two Presbyterian medical missionaries, Drs Lyal & Kiercross, in 1902.