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Ruffle for a skirt

Filipino
Early 20th century


Object Place: Philippines

Dimensions

82 x 181 cm (32 5/16 x 71 1/4 in. )

Accession Number

53.402

Medium or Technique

Piña cloth Embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Costumes

Ruffle for a skirt shaped for a slight train in the back, natural colored piña cloth with white embroidered design of continuous serpentine stems bearing variety of stylized blossoms including roses and peonies, butterflies in interspaces, border deeply and irregularly scalloped, alternate scallops enclosing butterfly and floral form; unfinished top edge.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert J. Clark