Fabric length for woman's pleated skirt (qun)

Chinese (Han)
Qing dynasty
late 19th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

92.5 x 166.5 cm (36 7/16 x 65 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.485

Medium or Technique

Silk damask embroidered with silk and couched with gold-wrapped thread

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Fabric length for Han woman’s pleated skirt (qun) in salmon pink silk damask with woven design of clouds and auspicious symbols and embroidered panels of peonies, butterflies and chrysanthemums in various shades of blue, green, yellow, black and white silk and couched with gold thread.

Provenance

Gift of Denman Waldo Ross to the MFA May 10, 1902. Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection