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Part of a dress skirt

Chinese
18th century


Object Place: China

Dimensions

149.2 x 105.2 cm (58 3/4 x 41 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.209

Medium or Technique

Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Part of a dress skirt. White satin ground; design of slender interlacing and scrolling serpentine stems bearing many types of small-scale flowers; worked with polychrome silks in satin and stem stitches. Two loom widths sewed together, irregular top edge. Chinese workmanship for European market.

Provenance

Transferred from Asiatic Dept. to Textiles.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Amy M. Sacker