Han-Chinese woman's domestic skirt (qun)

Chinese
early 20th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

88 x 55.5 cm (34 5/8 x 21 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

15.538

Medium or Technique

Satin embroidered with piled silks and couched gold-wrapped threads

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Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Green satin (cotton backed). In one panel is embroidered a dragon rising from the waves, in another, a hoho bird. The colors are blues, violets, yellow, black, white and gold. Trimmed with black satin.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection